Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1404444 (stock #4558)
Hawkes, Asian Art
A Japanese gold lacquer kagamibako, a box for a small circular mirror. This example is from the 18th century or perhaps earlier. The top features a landscape which is continued in places down the side, the inside and base lacquered with nashiji powdered gold. Inside the lid is a fabulous landscape with a flowing river and flowering trees and a stunted pine near the bottom of the scene.

Approximately 10.7 cm diameter...