A fine Japanese lacquered chest on gilt stand. c.1770 also known as 1194

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A fine Japanese lacquered chest on gilt stand.
The cabinet with two doors beautifully decorated with scenes depicting an old sage sitting near a waterfall and a man leading an ox, all within a gilt and red diaper boarder,  it ends in a red and gilt lined design scalloped shaped plinth. The sides similarly decorated and bearing gilded copper carrying handles.  All the shaped and etched  hinges, handles and escutcheon plates are of gilded copper.  The interior with a bank of drawers all decorated with central shaped panels of flowers on black, the surrounding ground of speckled gilt. The reverse of the doors with mythological animals. The gilded cab leg stand with overall flat carving of acanthus folliations on a bordered punch work ground. The front shaped apron with a central carved flower head.
Japan. c. 1770.

Price: $45,000.00

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