Kodansu

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Manufacturer

Inoue Company ( Japanese )

DATE:
c. 1880
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General Description

This chest features decorative motifs in a high relief (takozan) technique using different colored metals. The borders are inlaid with gold in a swastika-like diaper pattern. The wood-lined drawers inside the case are mounted with inlaid metal plaques.

Excerpt from

  • DMA Label text, John R. Young Collection, 2018.