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A fine small nagamochi [traveller's trunk] | Edo period, 17th century

A fine small nagamochi [traveller's trunk] | Edo period, 17th century

A fine small nagamochi [traveller's trunk] | Edo period, 17th century

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A fine small nagamochi [traveller's trunk]

Edo period, 17th century


of rectangular form with close-fitting cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e on a black lacquer ground with scenes of pine and plum trees, the corners with floral tendril, fine copper-gilt engraved fittings, the interior lined with gold-flecked paper, fundame rims


17.8 x 36 x 17.5 cm., 8 x 14¼ x 6⅞ in.

There are some light surface marks, including minor scratches and dents, slight fading to the lacquer, the hinges added later and small replaced lock fitting, overall there is wear to the gold-flecked paper lining of the interior and slight lifting in places.


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