A gold lacquer suzuribako and cover Late Edo Period. Bearing a rich nashiji ground and decorated in Haritsu style with two inro and a tonkotsu with corresponding ojime and netsuke applied in high relief set against a ground of trailing foliage, the interior of the lid lacquered in gold takamakie with chrysanthemums growing from behind a bamboo fence on a nashji ground, with suzuri and gilt mizuire and two removable trays, unsigned, with wood storage box.
A Lacquer writing implement box and cover (suzuribako) Late 19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD; 16/09/08. ||| sotheby's n08464lot3p4dken