Pair of small inlayed plates

Pair of small inlayed plates

  

 

A rare pair of small, square-shaped lacquered plates with rounded corners, the edge covered in metal. The decoration, finely made with inlays of mother of pearl, soapstone of different colors, malachite and shell dust, depicts a mountainous landscape by the river with a bridge, two boats and some buildings.

A similar plate is illustrated in "Ryukyuan Lacquerware from the Urasoe Art Museum Collection", no.179.

 

 

China, 17th-18th century

 

10.5x10.5 cm

 

 

Price: Euro 1700

 

Status: Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item no. OJ01