EXCELLENT EXAMPLES OF 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE LACQUER WORK. Original Japanese polished maroon lacquered covers - originally from a 19th century photograph album - with unusual photographic inlay. Two large panels of maroon polished lacquer, comprising the original upper and lower boards from a Japanese photograph album.The panels loose (no longer conjoined with a spine). White paper pastedowns on verso of each board. Both boards with floral decoration to the lacquer in orange and black. The upper with a photographic inlay depicting a bridge across a river, surround by a gilt border. Size: each board - 39.5cm x 32cm x 1cm. Some discolouration to the sky area of the inlaid'photograph'. Minor abrasions to surface of inlay, and minor abrasions also to lacquer, with a few light scratches and one dint to rear panel. Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, and view gallery images closely. Two attractive highly polished Japanese maroon lacquered panels, which were originally the boards to a large 19th century photograph album.
The upper panel has a highly unusual photographic inlay, which is an impressive example of the art of Japanese printing at the time. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "kernoozers" and is located in this country: GB.This item can be shipped worldwide.