Shelf lacquered furniture, mother of pearl and soapstone inlays

Brown lacquer shelf with mother of pearl and soaptsone inlays.
Ryukyu Island
17th century
height 144cm depth 42,5 cm width 91 cm
French private Collection

Shelf furniture, with doors, drawers, sliding drawers, decorated on a brown lacquer fabric with mother of pearl and soapstones inlays, and polychrome lacquer taoïst scenes: Lingzhi mushrooms and pine trunk, couple of cranes and deer and biche, scholars and attendants, playing Go or studying books and paintings.