Japanese Lacquered Fubako

19th Century

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Description

Fubako are rectangular boxes used from the early to late Edo period for the storage of letters.

  • Decorated with silver and gold maki-e on the lid and nishiji to the interior, often taking months to complete.
  • Silk tassel closure.
Condition Report
Revive
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Like New

Gentle signs of wear and use with small nicks to some edges.

Dimensions
Height: 1.75 inches / 4.45 cm
Width: 3 inches / 7.62 cm
Depth: 9 inches / 22.86 cm
Materials
Lacquered Wood, Silk
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
Japan
SKU

BW8SL

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