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Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1465

JAPANESE MEIJI SHIBAYAMA INLAID SHODANA CABINET

Estimate: $6,000 - $10,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Japanese carved cabinet with shelves (shodana), Meiji period (1868-1912), with Shibayama inlaid panels, approx 81"h, 54"w, 14"d Start Price: $5,000.00

Condition

01.16.24: In my opinion regarding LOT 1465: I note that the cabinet is intact and structurally sturdy, the framing of the uppermost panel on the left hand side exhibits seam separation at the corners which have paint touch ups, and the panel door pull has visible adhesive, multiple panels exhibit inpainting throughout the background, and I observe some sparse, minor chips/ losses to inlay, the drawers and sliding panels operate smoothly, and the lowermost panel on the right hand side displays seam separation from the outer framing with visible glue reinforcement, and the door appears slightly ill-fitted and I cannot readjust it into proper placement due to a nail head blocking the door from opening towards me, the same panel is lacking a door pull, additionally there are some minor chips to carved elements

 

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