Lot 48 of 364:
Spectacular lacquered Japanese   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Japanese lacquered album with elaborate bone and mother-of-pearl carved insets on cover, hand-painted silk mats within
Author:
Place:
Japan
Publisher:
Date:
c.1890-1900
Description:

9 double-sided leaves with 2 or more window mats on each side, hand-painted. pictorial designs on the mats. Contains 8 hand-colored photographs on paper; 12 photographic prints on split bamboo (?); 10 colored collotype(?) prints on paper; 4 original miniature paintings; 12 miniature color prints. 27.5x37 cm (10x14½"), leather-backed wooden boards. 

Spectacular album, with striking ornamentation on the front cover, enchanting hand-painted silk matting within, and a compelling selection of images.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A bit of wear to corners and edges; rear joint cracked through, front hinge cracking; very good.
 
Item number:
293560
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