Japanese 18th Century Lacquer Writing Box and Tray Set
Edo Period (1603 - 1868) lacquer box and tray set with wagon or cart wheels submerged in water motif, representing an ancient practice of soaking wheels in water to prevent them from drying out and splitting. Black lacquer ground, M.O.P. inlay wheels, and gold articulated waves.
- 18th Century
- 3 1/2" h x 10" w x 10" d
- 8.9cm h x 25.4cm w x 25.4cm d
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