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 fine gold maki-e and a black lacquered interior, maki-e would often take months to complete.
  • Golden silk tassel closure.
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Gentle signs of wear and use with small nicks to edges.

Dimensions
Height: 2.5 inches / 6.35 cm
Width: 2.75 inches / 6.99 cm
Depth: 9 inches / 22.86 cm
Materials
Lacquered Wood, Silk
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
Japan
SKU

BW8SM

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