Gyokuho, A Large Japanese Black and Gilt Lacquer Document Box (Bunko) For Sale
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Gyokuho, A Large Japanese Black and Gilt Lacquer Document Box (Bunko)

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An exceptional box of the highest quality lacquer and of a striking modern design. The rectangular top with rounded corners depicting flowering and fruiting double gourd vines in hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi and nashiji, the interior depicting birds and butterflies, the rims in silver. Signed Gyokuho: The original wood box (tomobako) signed Gyokuho saku (made by Gyokuho) and inscribed Hyotan maki-e ryoshibako (stationery box with design of double-gourd).

Details

  • Of the Period
    Taisho
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Condition Details
    In great overall condition, the lacquer of exceptional quality, ready to add to your collection.
  • Dimensions
    H 7 in. x W 16.5 in. x D 13.5 in.H 17.78 cm x W 41.91 cm x D 34.29 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    9518
  • Reference Number
    LU85565304133
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