Live Auction, 15 March 2010

Sold for

R 83 550
Lot 248
A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)
  • A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)

Lot Estimate
R 80 000 - 100 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 83 550

About this Item

A Japanese hardwood and shibiyama-inlaid cabinet, Meiji period, (1868-1912)


the top with sliding compartments flanking a pair of cupboard doors, with further cupboards and shelves below, the lower section with three drawers, on restrained scroll feet, lavishly embellished in typical shibiyama and mother-of-pearl inlay with panels of figures at various pursuits bordered by floral motifs lacquered in gold takamakie, restorations, 144,5cm high, 156cm wide, 39cm deep

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