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September: Fine Art, Furnishings, & Collectib...

Wed, Sep 28, 2022 11:00AM EDT
  2022-09-28 11:00:00 2022-09-28 11:00:00 America/New_York Bidsquare Bidsquare : September: Fine Art, Furnishings, & Collectibles
An auction featuring fine and decorative art including works by Harry Bertoia, Louise Nevelson, Lee Jie-Song, and William Louis Sonntag. The sale features a 1982 Porsche 911 Turbo and furnishings by EJ Victor and Herman Miller. With a collection of fine silver, Chinese porcelain, and collectibles.
Revere Auctions
Lot 23

Japanese Edo Period Lacquer Tansu

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
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Japanese Edo period togidashi (polished out) maki-e lacquered tansu, decorated with hawk feathers along the exterior. This piece was reputedly commissioned by the 11th shogun of the Tokugawa Shogunate, Tokugawa Ienari. Each hawk feather is unique. The two doors open to reveal six drawers, all over a single large drawer with two pulls. The doors are decorated with scenes of graceful cranes along the interior.

Provenance: Possibly owned by noted antiquarian Ninagawa Noritane; Private Minnesota Collection.

Height: 39 in x width: 36 in x depth: 18 in. Some losses to lacquer on top, request a condition report for compete condition. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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