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Japanese Edo Lacquered Fubako Box with Maki-e and Nishiji

First Half 19th Century

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Description

A Japanese letterbox from the Edo period.

  • Used for the storage of letters and papers.
  • Floral designs in maki-e over black lacquered ground with nashiji interior.

Condition Report

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Overall wear to lacquer commensurate with age and use.

Small losses to edges and corners with scattered scratches.

Small losses to interior with cracks visible at corners.

Dimensions

Height: 2 inches / 5.08 cm
Width: 3.5 inches / 8.89 cm
Depth: 9.5 inches / 24.13 cm

Materials

Lacquered Wood

Period

Edo

Decorative Style

Asian Decorative Arts

Country of Origin

Japan

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