Lot 4
An Unusual Japanese Lacquered Picnic Set
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
20th century, a black lacquered house with reticulated windows and "wood thatch" style motifs to sides opens to reveal a red sake box above six small square plates with wood grain sides, a large box with silk painting of a landscape, above a tiered lacquer food box, to left another box with marbled wood grain exterior and above a small square tray, above the house on the roof rests a lacquer tray with ducks swimming in a stream, the same decoration is featured along the bottom side of the house and two front drawers.

14 x 16 1/2 x 13 in.

From the Collection of the late Keith Stanley, Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Duke University, North Carolina

Some wear with small losses at edges; scratches to surface where the house sides open, some splitting and loss to silk on interior box; some loss and discoloration to outside wood thatch motif on sides of house; one window to right hand side is loose.