JAPANESE EDO PERIOD GOLD LACQUERED 'JUBAKO'
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1800: item # 968519
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Hanlin Gallery - Oriental Art
Ground Floor, 56-58 Hollywood Road
Central, Hong Kong
|Description: A beautiful gold lacquered(maki-e)'jubako' (ceremonial food container) of octagonal shape in three sections very finely decorated in 'hiramaki-e', 'takamaki-e' and 'nashiji' with scenes of cranes, pine trees, flowers and pavilions surrounded by borders incorporating 'mon' (crests). The lid is decorated with a large crest depicting a phoenix with a border of scrolling peony flowers. Date: Edo period :18th century Condition: Slight lacquer loss and cracks restored Notes: Provenance: Emile Guimet (1836-1918) Collection (inscribed accession number inside lid). Size: 13.5" x 11.5"|