Superb Japanese Lacquer Suzuri Bako, Leaping Koi
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1940: item # 1174101
Please refer to our stock # MOR4149 when inquiring.
817-2 Kannonji Monzen-cho
Kamigyo-ku Kyoto 602-8385
|The powerful image of a leaping carp surmounts this sumptuous lacquer box dating from the first half of the 20th century. Outside, the fish, in various hira-maki-e shades of precious metal powders, launches from the sculpted waves. Inside the box is a serene nashiji gold powder, with intimated mist inside the lid. The base is simple ro-iro black. Signed in red lacquer inside the box lid, it is 23 x 25.5 x 5.5 cm (9 x 10 x 2 inches) and in excellent condition,|