Large Japanese red lacquered chest circa 1900

Item Number: #100    Price: $ 4,500.00

This red lacquered rectangular chest is raised on four tapering short legs and bears gold and silver designs of cranes in flight. The copper-gilt mounts are finely engraved with peony scrolls against a fishroe ground. The lid and base fittings also have narrow shippo bands. The lid is slightly domed and is hinged and with a hasp and lockplate. There is a heavy orange silk binding cord which appears to be original. There is a scratch on the lid and small dents and a crack at base of one end. Measurements are 61.7cm high X 85cm wide X 53cm deep, or 24 inches X 33.5 inches X 21 inches.

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