Laque burgauté snuff bottle - Birds, butterfly and a landscape

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A red lacquer on copper snuff bottle of flattened form with rounded shoulders.

Description

A red lacquer on copper snuff bottle of flattened form with rounded shoulders, decorated using mother of pearl and gold foil inlaid in a red lacquer ground with a bird perched on a tree, a butterfly and a little bird below; the reverse with a figure crooing a bridge in a landscape.
Matching stopper.

Period
Japan - Around 1900
Height
7 cm
Provenance
Robert Hall / Beaussant-Lefèvre\' sale – 10 mars 2006 – N°83 – illustrated.

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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