A VERY FINE JAPANESE SILVER AND SHIBAYAMA CABINET, MEIJI PERIOD. The silver case with floral repoussé panels containing 4 hinged doors above 5 drawers each inset with ivory panels decorated in the Shibayama style with birds and floral blossoms in carved coral and mother of pearl. The interiors decorated in Nasiji and gold hirdmaki-e, inlaid silver chop on base. Height 10 inches (25 cm).
A Japanese Komai iron miniature cabinet: engraved and gilded overall with river and landscape scenes with pagodas, boats and irises within diaper and floral borders, the two doors enclosing an arrangement of drawers and shelves around an arched bridge, on shaped bracket feet, signed on inner back panel, Meiji, 22cm high.
Japanese Antique Sado Island Fune Dansu Antique Japanese fune dansu (merchant's ship safe), made of keyaki (elm) wood, heavy iron hardware including raised chrysanthemum buds in corners and on hinges, large iron chrysanthemum locks
A black lacquered Japanese cabinet, Meiji period, late 19th century, with stepped centre above two sliding doors, each overlaid with carved bone depicting birds and flowers, and two larger conforming doors to each side, above an arrangement of shelves each with lacquered rear panels, and carved and pierced panels below, the lower section with an arrangement of cupboards and drawers, also depicting flowers and birds in relief, against dark lacquer, on a carved pierced scroll base, 86''x 49''