Lacquered heavy reading table

Price:  1.850,00

Very beautiful, high quality and heavy black and gold lacquered wooden two-tiered writing table 文台 (bundai) with slightly arched edges, supported by four spreading feet.

The top decorated with fine polychrome hiramaki-e 平蒔絵 (low-relief design) and takamaki-e 高蒔絵 (high-relief design) on a black ground, depicting a bridge crossing the Uji river 宇治川 in southeast Kyôto, surrounded by willows 柳 (yanagi). The embankment is protected by a stone-filled baskets, and next to it a waterwheel is turning in the stream.
Above this scene some translucent clouds with thick golden squares and rectangles.
The wild river continues on the étagère below with two more basket dams.

The wild river continues on the étagère below with two baskets in its grasp.

Including its original burned cypress wood box.

Size: Height 20.6 cm, Width 52.7 cm, Depth 33.6 cm.

Taishō periode(1912-1926)

In a good condition with some minor traces of use on the surface. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 93209 bg24


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