Japanese gold lacquered tray in oval shape with floral and birds design. The decor is inlaid with mother of pearl, coral and shell chrysanthemum in shibayama style near a fence close to a stream. The center ground is on a fundame lacquer and the decors are in hira and taka maki-e. The fans and chrysanthemums are in gyobu lacquer all around the border and hira maki-e and silvered shibuishi for the edge. The back of the tray is on a gold and silver nashiji powder ground.
Signed : Kozan.
Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Dimensions : 36,7cm (14.4").
Kozan, lacquered pupil of Ritsuo. Excellent artist known for his use of encrusted designs. Source : A dictionnary of Japanese artists
Price : on request
1 400 €