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Lot 0344
Japanese, 20th century. A group of three lacquered items including a pair of matching square trays in black adorned with blossoming branches in makie and mother of pearl inlay with nashiji background and a rectangular kakazaiku (cherry bark) box with lacquered decoration of bird on branch; tray lg. 12, wd. 12 in. (each), box lg. 9.5, wd. 3, ht. 2 in.

Provenance: The Bernice Shanker Asian Art Collection


Some wear to trays, especially at corners. Cherry bark box with damage from shrinking (see photos). Stacking box on stand with general wear with some minor losses to inlay.

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Japanese Lacquerware

Estimate $300 - $500Jul 29, 2017
Cincinnati, OH, USA