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Lot 437 - A203AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Tuesday, 29. November 2022, 04.00 PM

A LACQUER BOX FOR SWEETS (KASHIDANSU).

Japan, 19th c. 7 × 10.5 × 8 cm.
The square body elaborately decorated with the Eight Sights of Lake Biwa (Omi hakkei) in hira- and takamakie. Inside three drawers with cherry blossoms, the lowest bearing two small boxes with maple leaf designs. Silver metal fittings. Inscribed wood box.

Provenance: Old Swiss private collection, purchased around the 1950s (no invoice available), thence by descent.


CHF 1 500 / 2 500 | (€ 1 550 / 2 580)