A Japanese lacquered cabinet.
Date: 2018-02-22 11:12:07
Period: Carolean Period c. 1670-1690
Height: 60.5" (153.5cm) / Width: 37.5" (95.25cm) / Depth: 21.5" (54.5cm)
Height: 60.5" (153.5cm)
Width: 37.5" (95.25cm)
Depth: 21.5" (54.5cm)
A superb late 17th Century Edo period Japanese lacquered cabinet; the doors decorated with a stylised landscape garden with herons flying and standing by a lake; these open to reveal an arrangement of drawers decorated with further landscape scenes and retaining their original swan neck handles; raised on a shaped plinth. Retaining its original strapwork hinges and escutcheons which are all gilded and hand engraved. Raised on a Chippendale period stand which is decorated in japanning with flowers and chinnoiserie brackets.