Black lacquer suzuri’bako

Price:  2.400,00

Rectangular black lacquer suzuri’bako 硯箱 (writing box) with a well-fitted lid with rounded corners.

The lid is decorated with gold hiramaki-e 平蒔絵 (low-relief lacquer design) of a swirling flock of chidori 千鳥 (plover), set on a nashiji 梨子地 (sprinkled gold lacquer) substrate. This design continuous on the interior of the box as well.

The interior of the box with a removable tray with a raised edge, and a utensil tray featured with an inkstone 硯 (suzuri) and a waterdropper 水滴 (suiteki). The metal waterdropper in shaped as two peaches with a crescent moon on top.

Height 3.2 cm, Width 19.8 cm, Depth 17.7 cm
Period: Late Edo period / Early Meji period (19th century)

The box is in a good condition with some general imperfections. Please take a close look at the photo of one corner. For a clear condition reference, please look at the photos as well.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 211407


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