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Japanese Craftsmanship: Art of the Meiji Period

Christie’s Japanese Craftsmanship: Art of the Meiji Period. A Fine Komai Metalwork Box with a Dragon, Signed Kyoto ju Komai gen sei, Meiji period (late 19th century). Of lobed form, the box and cover finely inlaid in gold and silver nunomezogan and takazogan [high-relief inlay] with a dragon against a geometric ground, the sides similarly inlaid with grapevines above a band of stylised lappet to the bottom edge, the base with signature.

Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891). Stacked Food Box (Jūbako) with Taro Plants and Chrysanthemums, mid-19th century. Late Edo (1615–1868)–Early Meiji (1868–1912) period. Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015 (2015.300.289a–g) | This work is exhibited in the “Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection” exhibition, on view through January 22, 2017.#AsianArt100

Japanese Craftsmanship: Art of the Meiji Period

A Fine Komai Metalwork Box with a Dragon, Signed Kyoto ju Komai gen sei, Meiji period (late 19th century)

印籠 INRÔ À QUATRE CASES en laque fundame, à décor en iro-e, sur une face, de sept grues en vol, et, sur l'autre face, d'un couple de tortues minogame et leur petit, l'ojime en corail peau d'ange. Signé Juzensai Nobusada avec kakihan. Japon, période Meiji, fin du XIXe siècle.

Writing Box with Design of Gourd and Butterfly Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) Period: Meiji period (1868–1912) Date: 1886 Culture: Japan Medium: Powdered gold and silver (maki-e) on black lacquer