JAPAN, MEIJI PERIOD A large Japanese carved wood black over red lacquer bench. The bench is ornately carved with terminating figural dragon armrests and figural backrest with dragons in relief. The base of the bench is decorated with carved panels of dragons in relief separated by ornamental mythical beast legs. 81" by 25" by 59"
Overall good condition. Black lacquer is peeling off in some areas, losses to black lacquer on seat, minor losses to ornate carvings throughout, cracks throughout. Seat cover has been added for photographs and is not included with bench, however, foam seat cushion is included which is uncovered.