Fine Sea Captain's Writing Desk - Mae Bako

Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
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Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
Sea Captain's Writing Desk Mae Bako funa dansu suzuri Ogi Sado keyaki Meiji
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Fine Sea Captain's Writing Desk - Mae Bako

4,150.00

Item No. T-1132 l $4,150

Fine sea captain's writing desk (mae bako) with hand forged ironware distinctive to the town of Ogi on Sado Island.  Exceptionally beautiful grain on keyaki drawer faces. 
The lacquered keyaki wood case was used as a writing surface. Kiri wood drawer interiors and waterproof hidden drawers were used for storing documents. Very good original condition.


Restored by Shibui for the North American Climate.


Wood: Keyaki (Japanese Elm), Kiri (Paulownia tomentosa)
Dimensions: 22.25" x 10.75" x 14"  (WxHxD)
Period: Meiji (1868-1912) 
 

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