"Japonist: Large Shell Black Lacquer, Abalone Inlaid, 19th "
Large black lacquer shell of Japan or Japanese style of the late nineteenth century, a giant abalone shell forming trash, completely encrusted with a paving of abalone, green and shimmering color, dotted in gold frames. gold trim, internal gills are varnished pearly pink. Good condition, very little wear and friction on the edge .... Size: 37cm x 28cm.Late nineteenth, French work, English or Japanese, I leave that to experts estimate.