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Asian Art | April 25, 2024

Thu, Apr 25, 2024 10:00AM EDT
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Our Spring Asian Art Auction contains Qing dynasty porcelains pulled from private homes including an early 20th century collection from Pittsburgh, PA. A pair of Famille Noire monumental temple jars and a pair of bamboo form Famille Rose floor vases are finely executed examples with Kangxi Emperor reign marks. A group of framed Chinese and Japanese art will be offered, featuring works by Nakahara Nantenbo and Murase Taiitsu.
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Lot 112

A Large Japanese Black Lacquer and Gilt Decorated Butsudan Shrine Cabinet

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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Meiji period, large rectangular case with black lacquer and brass mounted doors, sheer fabric lined reticulated interior doors opening to open interior with six lower drawers, surmounted by numerous tiered shelves with column supports and decoration, upper section with elaborate carved and gilt decoration of peacocks, immortals, and swirling clouds, brass mounts with floral, crane, and dharmachakra wheel motifs, 73-1/2 x 46 x 30 in.

Provenance: Private Collection, Virginia


scattered bumps and abrasions, numerous chips and edge losses throughout, losses to lacquered surfaces, surface dirt and accretion, some brass elements with spotting and discoloration, scattered cracks, scattered tears and losses to fabric lining, slight warping to outer doors, one door lacking edge panel (off but retained), outer door panels with numerous large cracks and separations, some chips and losses to carved figural elements at interior, lacking two brass appliques at top edge, chip and loss to top shelf at interior, one foliate carved element off but present

Private Collection, Virginia