Japanese Antique Lacquer Document Box with Elaborate Hawk and Oak Design
Late Meiji (1868 - 1912) / Early Taisho (1912 - 1926) period lacquer box with impressively rendered hawk in MOP, silver and gold on top of a faux white washed wood grain, and hunter green trim. Sides have a continuation of the faux white washed wood grain in lacquer, as well as fall oak leaves in lacquer and gold and pine needles in MOP. Pewter rim, and interior of bright red and orange laquer in geometric pattern. Box is signed by the artist: Kinka (from Kyoto City). Fantastic example of lacquer craftsmanship.
- c. 1910
- 8 3/4" h x 12 1/4" w x 16 3/4" d
- 22.2cm h x 31.1cm w x 42.5cm d
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