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雉始雊 "First Call of the Pheasant"; Japanese Art Offerings of the New Year / A lacquer box and cover Edo period (1615-1868), 17th century
Lot 37
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A lacquer box and cover
Edo period (1615-1868), 17th century
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10 – 20 January 2022, 12:00 EST
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DRS. EDMUND AND JULIE LEWIS

A lacquer box and cover

Edo period (1615-1868), 17th century
Rectangular, raised on bracket feet, the cover with a slightly recessed central panel decorated in gold hiramaki-e with a phoenix framed by leafy branches against a ground of hirame on black lacquer, the sides fitted with silver cord rings, the interior hirame
With a double wood tomobako storage box
9 5/8 x 7 x 2 3/8in (24.5 x 18 x 6cm)

Footnotes

Published
Stephen Little and Edmund J. Lewis, View of the Pinnacle: Japanese Lacquer Writing Boxes: The Lewis Collection of Suzuribako, Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2011, cat. no.8

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