Japanese Lacquered Fubako

Mid 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 chrysanthemums in a fine gold maki-e on the lid and nishiji to the interior, often taking months to complete.
  • Golden silk tassel closure.
Condition Report
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Minor nicks and wear to edges of lacquer.

Minor separation to lacquer on bottom edge.

Dimensions
Height: 2.5 inches / 6.35 cm
Width: 3.5 inches / 8.89 cm
Depth: 9.5 inches / 24.13 cm
Materials
Silk, Lacquered Wood
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
Japan
SKU

BW8SN

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