JAPAN, 19TH CENTURY
A light brown lacquered wooden box with a curved lid, decorated with gold and polychrome lacquer, chrysanthemums, birds, butterflies and dragonflies on the lid, the sides decorated with peonies, camellias, bamboos, among which birds and butterflies fly. The interior, in aventurine lacquer, includes a tray with four compartments.
(Slight wear, dirt, small lacquer gaps, crack in the tray, hinges redone)
Dim. 20 x 32 x 23 cm.
Expert : Cabinet : Ansas, Papillon