Lacquere ware unique set of 5 items - Lacquer, Wood - 5 gold maki-e lacquere objects, showing sun,moon and whirling clouds design. - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Description
Lacquere ware unique set of 5 items - Lacquer, Wood - 5 gold maki-e lacquere objects, showing sun,moon and whirling clouds design. - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Very good condition, see description - 16×42.3×33.3 cm

Absolutely unique "never seen before" set of 5 high quality lacquered objects decorated in goldleaf lacquer with one theme: Sun and moon (day and night), beautiful skies and whirling clouds in raised gold maki-e and nashiji lacquer. The sun red lacquered and the moon in silver inlay (not completely fixed). This ensemble consist:

Suzuri bako (writing box - missing inkstone including silver waterdropper with moon design - L. 25,3 cm; W. 22 cm; H. 4,2 cm.

Ryoshibako (paperbox - L. 42,3 cm; W. 33,3 cm; H. 16 cm.

Bundai (low reading table - L. 35 cm; W. 59,2 cm; H. 12,3 cm.

Fubako (narrow box for handscrolls - makimono - L. 26,8 cm; W. 9,4 cm; H. 7 cm.

Tanzaku bako (poem or (love!) letter box - L. 38,7 cm; W. 8,2 cm; H. 5,2cm.

All the lacquer is in very nice original condition.

Lot details
Object
Lacquere ware unique set of 5 items
Technique
Maki-e, Nashiji
Material
Lacquer, Wood
Period
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
5 gold maki-e lacquere objects, showing sun,moon and whirling clouds design.
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
16×42.3×33.3 cm
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in