Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 48
A Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Fubako, Edo Period (1615-1868)
  • A Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Fubako, Edo Period (1615-1868)
  • A Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Fubako, Edo Period (1615-1868)

48

A Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Fubako, Edo Period (1615-1868)

江戶時代 蒔絵信箱

The interior of the box and cover with a finely rendered scene depicting two monkeys on a shore, and three spiny lobsters amongst waves and sea grass, with a moulded daffodil handle to each side
1.6" x 9.1" x 2.6" — 4 x 23 x 6.5` cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Origin: Japan