Description : Japanese lacquer box, Edo period (18th Century) decorated in gold and silver with a mountainous landscape, a horse grazing in the foreground, the interior of the cover in gold, silver and black with a group of dancers 17 x 16.5 cms- Soame Jenyns Collection
This lot comes from the collection of Soame Jenyns (1904- 1976) and is being sold by order of the executors of his younger son, the late John Jenyns. Soame Jenyns was Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at The British Museum from 1931-1967. He published several books including: "A Background to Chinese Painting" published 1935, "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" 1951, "Ming Pottery & Porcelain" 1953 etc.
Some wear to the edge of the cover
Small chip to corner of base and a small chip down one side
Sold For £480
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