Live Virtual Auction, 10 - 11 May 2020
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About this Item
in two parts, the rectangular top above a pair of lacquered doors, the sides and top decorated with birds before flowering trees, with engraved copper and brass strap work hinges and escutcheon plates, the sides with carrying handles, enclosing an arrangement of Japanese lacquered drawers, in sizes, in nashiji and maki-e, with landscapes, pavilions, animals and birds, raised on a pierced bracket, the associated giltwood stand carved with four female caryatids with their arms aloft adorned with foliate swags centering a shield-shaped cartouche carved with initials, raised on acanthus-leaf legs, on lion paw feet, joined by an x-shaped platform stretcher, restorations, 166cm high, 110cm wide, 68,5cm deep