This is a most unusual and decorative Japanese Shibayama plaque from the Meiji period, circa 1870. The lacquered plaque is onlaid with mother of pearl and hand carved bone in a depiction of Kintaro or the golden boy, a legendary child hero from Japanese folklore who was a fictionalised version of Sakata no Kintoki, Samurai from the Heian period 794.1185 The boy is depicted swimming after a very. The plaque is in nice original condition with an attractive antique patina and is a good size measuring 36 cms in diameter. Formerly the property of Herman Gabrielle. Consul to Yokohama in 1880, bearing a paper label to the reverse.
You are most welcome to call and collect from. Open Saturday 11am till 4pm or by appointment. The item "Rare & Unusual Japanese Meiji Shibayama Lacquer Plaque" is in sale since Friday, June 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "keith1039" and is located in DURHAM.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.