Japanese Shibayama Cabinet, Meiji Period For Sale
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Japanese Shibayama Cabinet, Meiji Period


An elaborate and finely detailed carved wood, gold lacquer and Shibayama cabinet (Chigaidansu). Having beautifully applied semi-precious stone and mother of pearl decoration of flowers and birds on gold lacquer ground on the door fronts, and painted and inlay design on the inner cabinet doors. Every inch of this cabinet is either carved or decorated. Japan, late 19th century-early 20th century. Reputedly made for Alice Roosevelt Longworth as a present (daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt).


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  • Date of manufacture
    Late 19th-Early 20th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 86 in. x W 50 in. x D 17.25 in.

    H 218.44 cm x W 127 cm x D 43.82 cm

  • Seller location
    San Francisco, CA
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