early c20th japanese carved lacquer taisho period low reception or coffee table

Early C20th Japanese carved lacquer Taisho period low reception or coffee table.



Item Ref

ML 184


Early C20th Japanese carved lacquer Taisho period low reception or coffee table.
Highly-decorative Japanese lacquer low table made in the reign of the Emperor Taisho . The top decorated with bold raised lacquer chrysanthemum flower heads and featuring a pea-hen and peacock , the 'eyes' of the tail feathers inlaid with abalone shell detail. Strong bold colours in vivid contrast to the black lacquer ground.
Raised on bold scrolled feet , the correspondingly decorated friezes with pierced detail .
In 'as found' , country-house condition with some chipping and wear to the lacquer and with an historic join gap to the centre of the top . Nonetheless a bold decorative statement to add impact and exotic Oriental flair to a design scheme .
In strong , useable condition.
H 14"
W 44"
D 20"
Japan c. 1920
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Internal Ref: ML 184


Height = 36 cm (14")
Width = 112 cm (44")
Depth = 50 cm (20")

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