Maki-e Suzuribako, Calligraphy Box with Landscape

£1,500.00
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Title: Suzuribako with Rock and Pine Landscape
Date: 19th century
Dimensions: 22 x 24 cm
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use. Some worn areas due to contact with ink stone and fitted case. Some corners chipped slightly. Crack on ink well fitting restored. Some areas oxidised. Minor stain on lid interior.

 

A 19th century rectangular suzuribako writing box with an integral ink stone and a fitted case. The lid is designed with a coastal landscape of pine trees and crags realised in takamaki-e on a nashiji ground. The interior is decorated with seasonal flora signalling late summer and early autumn.

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Dimensions 22 x 24 cm
Condition Report Wear consistent with age and use. Some worn areas due to contact with ink stone and fitted case. Some corners chipped slightly. Crack on ink well fitting restored. Some areas oxidised. Minor stain on lid interior.
Product Date 19th century