Lot Number : 27

  •  Japanese lacquer writing box, Edo period (18th Century), the box and cover decorated in gold, black and brown with a man washing in a waterfall, another man and water buffalo beside him, the interior  in gold, black and mother of pearl inlays with flying birds and with a slate ink stone 20 x 22 x 4.5 cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese lacquer writing box, Edo period (18th Century), the box and cover decorated in gold, black and brown with a man washing in a waterfall, another man and water buffalo beside him, the interior  in gold, black and mother of pearl inlays with flying birds and with a slate ink stone 20 x 22 x 4.5 cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese lacquer writing box, Edo period (18th Century), the box and cover decorated in gold, black and brown with a man washing in a waterfall, another man and water buffalo beside him, the interior  in gold, black and mother of pearl inlays with flying birds and with a slate ink stone 20 x 22 x 4.5 cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese lacquer writing box, Edo period (18th Century), the box and cover decorated in gold, black and brown with a man washing in a waterfall, another man and water buffalo beside him, the interior  in gold, black and mother of pearl inlays with flying birds and with a slate ink stone 20 x 22 x 4.5 cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese lacquer writing box, Edo period (18th Century), the box and cover decorated in gold, black and brown with a man washing in a waterfall, another man and water buffalo beside him, the interior  in gold, black and mother of pearl inlays with flying birds and with a slate ink stone 20 x 22 x 4.5 cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection

Description : Japanese lacquer writing box, Edo period (18th Century), the box and cover decorated in gold, black and brown with a man washing in a waterfall, another man and water buffalo beside him, the interior in gold, black and mother of pearl inlays with flying birds and with a slate ink stone 20 x 22 x 4.5 cms- Soame Jenyns Collection

Condition Report:

Cover Small dent in sky. Some small blemishes on the edges. Small chip on corners. Inside the cover has a few small areas where the lacquer is worn and possibly filled. Base Unsure whether the edge has been restored or whether it is just part of the decoration. It looks like an ink mark all the way round. Some scratching to base. A few marks just below ink stone. 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.

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