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A Large Japanese Gold Lacquer Document Box



Item Number: 1597

A Large Japanese Gold Lacquer Document Box

Edo Period.  Early 19th Century.

H: 6"  W: 16.5"  D: 13"  

Of rectangular form with rounded edges, the exterior adorned with the imperial mon of the 16-petal chrysanthemum and the tokugawa mon of three hollyhock leaves amidst scrolling vines on a brown and gold maki-e background, the underside of the cover depicting in low relief a pair of cranes watching over their young.

$22,000


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