Lacquered iron, each finely embellished in gold takamaki with two flying cranes on a tortoiseshell patterned ground; A pierced bird-shape design beneath the buckle, minor cracks.
•Japon, Japanese; Circa 1880
Longueur: 30cm Length: 11 3/4”
The four-tier stacking box set into a carrying frame and decorated with autumn grasses, bell flowers and chrysanthemums in gold hiramakie against a roiro-nuri ground alternating with scrolling paulownia vines in gold against a fundame in a katamigawari design, interiors and underside nashiji. With... [more]