Japanese Lacquer Document Box
Meiji period (1868 - 1912) subject of river boats amongst water grasses carrying bundled twigs for fencing under a moon lit sky. Design rendered in taka-makie (raised gold), MOP, with a silver moon. Korin-style ripples in the water. Interior decoration and tray with nashiji ground (gold dust embedded in the lacquer). Wonderful texture and bold design.
- c. 1880
- 16 1/4" h x 13 1/4" w x 5 3/4" d
- 41.3cm h x 33.7cm w x 14.6cm d x 0cm diam
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