A Japanese Inlaid Lacquer Cabinet on Stand

Japan, late Edo period, early 19th century
Reference #: J2037

Height: 45 ⅛ inches (114.62 cm.)
Width: 37 ¼ inches (94.62 cm.)
Depth: 20 ⅛ inches (51.12 cm.)

The rectangular cabinet fitted with two front doors that open to reveal seven interior drawers, supported on a low base with bracket-shape apron and short cabriole legs turning inward at the feet. Decorated in black lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl and crushed shells. Embellished on the doors, sides and top with large, pointed cartouches each containing a pavilion scene on a floret or leafy vine ground, the interior doors and drawers with similar cartouches on a cash diaper ground, the stand with oblong landscape panels reserved on a floret ground. Applied with incised metal hinges, handles and corner mounts.

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