Japanese 18th Century Lacquer Tray with Moon and Grasses
Antique Japanese lacquer tray with gold makie (painted gold dust into the lacquer) grasses and rim, and silver makie crescent moon on very dark brown ground. This subject could be Plains of Musashino, which is a well known motif in traditional Japanese art, many times associated with autumn. Comes with original storage box which is dated 1787. Tray is in excellent condition.
- 2 3/4" h x 14 3/4" diam
- 7cm h x 37.5cm diam
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