This is a fabulous piece of antique Meiji period Japanese furniture it is a tea tray and stand, lacquered in black with a painted gold floral design. It dates to around the 1850s and has several notable features (not to mention its rarity these tea tables are fragile and rarely survive). There are 17 porcelain tiles and inserts on the top, many of which are the Mons (or Kamons, similar to a family crest) of the family who owned this table (see photo 8).There is another tile of waves on the sea (photo 7), and the largest shows a Samurai in victorious combat, having just decapitated his opponent the painting on this tile is exquisitely done (photo 5). It does require restoration to the lacquer on the tray which has peeled and flaked off in areas, while the gold gilded decoration is also faded. The black and gold stand appears to have been restored in the past. Antique Japanese Samurai Tea Tray/Table, Tile Inserts, with Stand 19thC. This is a fabulous piece of antique late Edo or Meiji period Japanese furniture it is a tea tray with stand, lacquered in black with a painted gold floral design.
It is a delightful piece of antique oriental furniture, still in very presentable condition; p. I have collected glass and ceramics, antiques and antiquities for many years, and my shop philosophy is to sell very good antiques at. Quickly so I do not need to carry much stock; larger shops will charge much more, but take much longer than I do to make a sale. I try to describe everything I sell as honestly as possible, including any damage, issues, or attributions to a maker, in my descriptions. Please dont ever leave negative or neutral feedback without speaking to me we can always come to a solution.
Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "Antique Japanese Tea Tray Lacquer Table with Tile Inserts/Stand 19thC Rare" is in sale since Friday, October 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese".The seller is "1goatie" and is located in Magherafelt. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.