LACQUERED BOX

Unattributed
Japan, 19th century


11 1/2" wide; 6 5/8" long; 5 1/8" high

A Japanese lacquer box of rectangular form, the base and cover decorated in gold hiramakie over the roiro ground with a pattern of stylized waves, and inlaid with pewter bosses representing scattered spume, the sides fitted with circular silver ring mounts.

$7,500 - Inv. #1197