A Rare Japanese Gold Lacquer and Tortoiseshell Table Cabinet, Meiji Period, 19th Century
lacquer, tortoiseshell, coral and wood
14 5/8 x 14 5/8 x 7 1/2 in, 37 x 37 x 19 cm
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for: $2,375
Private Collection, British Columbia
This upright cabinet has two doors, multiple drawers and bronze mountings throughout. The panels and top are veneered with tortoiseshell and accentuated with raised lacquer designs of eagles, flycatchers and cranes. The front doors open to reveal six tortoiseshell veneered drawers enhanced with gilt designs of florals.
Please note that this work is for domestic purchase only in Canada; Heffel will not ship this work internationally. Please be advised that this lot contains organic material that is protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Veuillez noter que cette œuvre n’est offerte que pour achat national, au Canada seulement; la Maison Heffel refusera d’expédier cette œuvre à l’extérieur du pays. Sachez également que ce lot comporte du matériel organique protégé en vertu de la Convention sur le commerce international des espèces de faune et de flore sauvages menacées d’extinction (CITES).
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