Superb Gold Maki-e Suzuribako, Autumn Flower and Deer
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: item # 1215153
Please refer to our stock # T-h1088 when inquiring.
19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
Price On Request
This best quality suzuribako of rectangular form is docerated in gold and silver makie with maple leaf, big tree and beautifl deer.
The maculation of deer is decorated in raden(mother-of-pearl inlay)work with brilliant white, pink, turquoise green, pale blue, blue, navy and dark green color.
The scene is luxuriously rendered in taka-makie on a dry lacquer ground.
On the interior lid, against a nashiji ground, ornamented with dense sprinkling of wild chrysanthemum flower and small rock.
On the interior of the main body, like as same against a nashiji ground , ornamented with autumn wild flower and Japanese plume grass.
The box of a main part has dual structure and there is a space with deep depth which can store paper etc.
The suzuribako includes a inkstone with nashiji finish, two brushes within their lacquered cases in nashiji and two paper knife of different type within their lacquered cases and a silver suiteki formed as tea kettle on a fitted tray decorated in dense nashiji and gold makie work.
The suiteki is engraved with a "Jungin" (Pure Silver) cartouche.
It comes original kiri-box, Tomobako.
This marvelous suzuribako is in excellent condition, no crack, no hair line and no restoration, as like new.
It is so beautiful.
Measurements about : 27.5cm(10.8") X 20cm(7.9") X 9cm(3.5").
Date : Early Meiji period.