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Japanese Lacquered Box and Cover, Meiji Period
An unusual Japanese lacquered box and cover, Meiji period (1868-1912). The square box deeply lacquered to simulate tree bark, the cover similarly decorated, then further lacquered in...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquered Box and Cover, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Lacquered Box and Cover, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Lacquered Box and Cover, Meiji Period
  • Japanese Lacquered Box and Cover, Meiji Period
H 2.64 in. W 6.11 in. D 6.11 in.
Japanese Lacquer Box
Japanese lacquer box.
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Vintage 1940s Japanese Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Box
H 2 in. W 5.6 in. D 3.5 in.
Large Antique Japanese Lacquer Box
A beautifully detailed Japanese lacquer box, with Maki-e raised design and mother of pearl accents, with design of fences, banners and trees. Additional tray inside. Fan pattern o...
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Vintage 1930s Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Wood

  • Large Antique Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Large Antique Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Large Antique Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Large Antique Japanese Lacquer Box
H 16.25 in. W 13 in. D 5.5 in.
Japanese Lacquer Box
Decorated overall with gilt and mother of pearl decoration on a black ground with cranes and trees.
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Antique 1850s Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Box
H 10.25 in. W 14 in. D 10 in.
Large Japanese Lacquer Box
Very large round 19th century Japanese lacquer covered box with pawlonia leaf crests.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

  • Large Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Large Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Large Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Large Japanese Lacquer Box
H 10.5 in. Dm 16.5 in.
Fine Quality Japanese Lacquer Box
A fine quality Japanese late 19th century lacquer book, having wonderful gilded flower and foliate decoration to the out side and in.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

  • Fine Quality Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Fine Quality Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Fine Quality Japanese Lacquer Box
  • Fine Quality Japanese Lacquer Box
H 7.09 in. W 15.75 in. D 12.21 in.
Japanese Lacquer Box with Scattered Fans
A beautiful early-mid 20th century Japanese lacquer box with design of scattered fans.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

  • Japanese Lacquer Box with Scattered Fans
  • Japanese Lacquer Box with Scattered Fans
  • Japanese Lacquer Box with Scattered Fans
  • Japanese Lacquer Box with Scattered Fans
H 11.75 in. W 9.5 in. D 5 in.
Antique Japanese Lacquer Box with Plumb, Bamboo, and Pine
Plumb, bamboo and pine are known as the three friends of winter because they stay green and or bloom in the snow. Decorated in gold with bits of heavy gold. Inside of lid has fern an...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Box with Bamboo, Plum, and Family Crest
Made with heavy gold flakes and lacquered fabric on wood, with cutout heart designs. Has an interior tray, and comes with silk tasseled ties. (Does not come with presentation stand).
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Letter Box
Gold and shell marsh irises with pewter walkway wrapping around box. Korin style subject matter, nashiji ground interior and bottom with artist signature inside the lid. Signature re...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

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Gold, Pewter

  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box
H 16.5 in. W 12.88 in. D 6.63 in.
Japanese Lacquer Box by Zohiko 'Nishimura Hikobei', 20th Century
A Japanese lacquer box by Zohiko (Nishimura Hikobei) 20th century, an elegant square box decorated with Bamboo in gold low-relief takamaki-e against a roiro-nuri ground. The box meas...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Kimono Box
With gold makie design and mons (family crests, possibly Tokugawa), with gilt bronze hardware.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Kimono Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Kimono Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Kimono Box
  • Japanese Lacquer Kimono Box
H 14.5 in. W 23 in. D 16 in.
Japanese Lacquer Kogo 'Incense Box'
Late Edo (1614 - 1868) period incense storage box in stacked, double fan design. Fans have bamboo and plum design with a chrysanthemum crest. Silver metal rim and seat, nashiji (gold...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

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Gold

  • Japanese Lacquer Kogo 'Incense Box'
  • Japanese Lacquer Kogo 'Incense Box'
  • Japanese Lacquer Kogo 'Incense Box'
  • Japanese Lacquer Kogo 'Incense Box'
H 4.25 in. W 7.25 in. D 1.75 in.
Japanese Black Lacquer Hat Box
A Meiji period Japanese black lacquer hat box having decoration of pentagons of gilt circles and embossed brass trim.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Wood

  • Japanese Black Lacquer Hat Box
  • Japanese Black Lacquer Hat Box
  • Japanese Black Lacquer Hat Box
  • Japanese Black Lacquer Hat Box
H 17 in. Dm 15.5 in.
Vintage Japanese Lacquer Ware Stacked Box
The lacquer ware from Japan was beautifully decorated with chrysanthemum blossom, bamboo leaves and grass blades, typical elements used in the Japonisme Art Deco pattern in the early...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Antique Japanese Lacquer Stacking Food Box 'Jubako'
With all-over mother of pearl inlay and mon design of chrysanthemum in gold and black lacquer on top. The chrysanthemum is a national symbol of Japan and the Imperial family.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

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Gold

Japanese Lacquer Box, circa 1880
Japanese black and gilded lacquered box in the form of a small boy wrapped in silk robes, the bottom of the box and inside are speckled with tiny dots of iridescent orange.  
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Box, circa 1880
  • Japanese Lacquer Box, circa 1880
  • Japanese Lacquer Box, circa 1880
  • Japanese Lacquer Box, circa 1880
H 1.5 in. W 4 in. D 3.25 in.
Japanese Black Lacquer Box
Japanese black lacquer box with metal inlay.
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Vintage 1930s Japanese Taisho Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Black Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Black Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Black Lacquer Box
  • Japanese Black Lacquer Box
H 3 in. W 8 in. D 7 in.
Japanese Lacquered Lidded Box
Japanese lidded box. Lacquer with crackleware design. Beautiful ebony and ivory crackle finish.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquered Lidded Box
  • Japanese Lacquered Lidded Box
  • Japanese Lacquered Lidded Box
  • Japanese Lacquered Lidded Box
H 6.75 in. W 6.75 in. D 6.75 in.
Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Korin Style Subject
Gold and shell inlay marsh irises with pewter walkway wrapping around box, a Korin style subject matter. Nashiji ground interior and bottom with artist signature inside the lid, read...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Korin Style Subject
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Korin Style Subject
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Korin Style Subject
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box, Korin Style Subject
H 8.75 in. W 12.88 in. D 6.63 in.
Japanese Black Lacquer Jubako Box with Stork Motif
A four-tier Japanese Meiji period black lacquer Jubako box with stork and fir tree decoration. Box in four sections with lid.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Ware Fan-Shaped Box with Compartments
A Japanese fan-shaped lacquer box with tassels, red exterior with slightly scalloped cover. The interior is fitted with seven smaller fan-shaped trays highlighted with golden trim an...
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20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Document Box and Cover
This monumental Japanese lacquer-ware document box is a work of extraordinary artistry. Displaying an exquisite beauty thanks to its tranquil landscape scene, this luminous, Meiji-pe...
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Antique 19th Century Asian Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Document Box and Cover
  • Japanese Lacquer Document Box and Cover
  • Japanese Lacquer Document Box and Cover
  • Japanese Lacquer Document Box and Cover
H 17.13 in. W 12.88 in. D 6.38 in.
Japanese Lacquer Letter Box with Flowers and Butterfly
With silver rim, and interior decoration of falling petals and gold dust. Comes with original storage box.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Tea Box 'Chabako' with Flower Design
Meiji period lacquer box with nashiji ground interior with tray that has an opening for the tea whisk. Comes with silk period jacket with ties and sugi wood collector's box. Artist s...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

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Lacquer

Meiji Period Japanese Lacquered Gold Two-Part Box
This very beautifully lacquered box is from the Meiji period in Japan. Made between 1864 and the end of the 19th century this small two tied box would have been a luxury item for sto...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Other Lacquer

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Copper, Gold

Brilliant Orange Japanese Lacquer Box with Wood and Brass Detailing
Brilliant orange Japanese lacquer box with wood and brass detailing, a lovely box ready for the most precious of finery or a simple group, from Love Notes to Playing Cards. Orange l...
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20th Century Japanese Chinese Export Decorative Boxes

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Brass

Japanese Gold and Black Lacquer Service Tray and Lacquer Document Box
A Japanese gold and black lacquer service tray and lacquer document box, Both first half of the 20th century, The tray is of rectangular form with round corners, the interior is dec...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Black Lacquer Japanese Ink Stone Box in Presentation Case
Black lacquer Japanese ink stone box in presentation case decorated with gold mons, late 18th-early 19th century Edo period.
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Large Japanese Black Lacquer Box with Gilt Vine Design
Large Japanese black lacquer box with multi-color gilt vine design, Edo period, 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Letter Box with Hawk Design
With shell, gold flake and silver details. Oak leaf design on perimeter of box. Signed by the artist, Kinka, from Kyoto City. Comes with storage box. Late Meiji period / Early Taisho.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Lacquer

  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box with Hawk Design
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box with Hawk Design
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box with Hawk Design
  • Japanese Lacquer Letter Box with Hawk Design
H 16.75 in. W 12.25 in. D 8.75 in.
20th Century Okabe Keizo Japanese Carved Lacquer Tea Box, 1940
A hea vily lacquered box in multi-color carved through in the sanuki tradition revealing layers of color and exquisite silver peony with black leaves on orange peel textured red by O...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Showa Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Antique Japanese Black Lacquer Writing Box, Meiji Period, circa 1910
Antique Japanese black lacquered 'suzuribako' writing box of unusual domed design with a fitted lacquered interior comprising an ink stone, brushes, a knife and brush rest, early 20t...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Lacquer

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Lacquer, Wood

Antique Japanese Lacquer O-Bento Box with Gold and Silver Maki-E Decoration
Antique Japanese three-tiered o-bento box with a carrying tray decorated with a classical Rimpa style gold and silver Maki-e lacquer design of gently swaying grasses under a pale clo...
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Antique Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Lacquer

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Lacquer, Wood

Japanese Edo Period Iragashi School Long Lacquer Box, Tanzaku-Bako
A stunning Japanese Edo period lacquer tanzakubako, box for poem cards, late 18th-early 19th century. Attributed to the Iragashi School, this box is masterfully decorated all-over in...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

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24k Gold

Black and Gold Lacquer Japanese Suzuribako Box
19th century Japanese black and gold lacquer Suzuribako box with firefly and plum blossom design.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Black Lacquer Fabric Storage Box with Gold Chrysanthemum Crests
Japanese black lacquer fabric storage box with gold chrysanthemum crests (mons) design and bronze mounts, early Meiji period (late 19th century).
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

Japanese Edo Period Black and Gold Lacquer Vanity Box, circa 1800
A stunning Japanese black lacquer and maki-e decorated vanity box with mirror Stand, kyodai, Edo Period, 18th/19th century. The vanity comprised of two drawers and decorated with a s...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

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Silver, Bronze

Japanese 7-Pcs, Arita Sweetmeat Set & Matching Lacquer Box Meiji Period, 1880s
A seven-piece Japanese Arita Sweetmeat set and matching lacquer box, Meiji period (1880-1890). Comprising of a central hexagonal dish and six-fan shaped outer dishes, each painted in...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

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Porcelain, Lacquer

18th Century Japanese Lacquer Writing Box and Tray Set
Wheels Submerged in flowing water motif, believed to be a subject popular in samurai families. Example of the same subject matter in Tokyo National Museum.
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Antique 18th Century Japanese Lacquer

Small Japanese Lacquer Duck Incense Box, Kogo, Meiji Period, Late 19th Century
An exquisite Japanese Meiji Period small lacquer incense box, kogo, in the form of a duck, late 19th century, Japan. The delicate lacquer box, known as a kogo in Japanese, was ori...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

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Lacquer

Set of Vintage Japanese Lacquer Tray and Box in Art Deco Style by Zohiko
A matching set of Japanese lacquer ware including a rectangular tray and a covered square box circa 1930-40s. Made by Zohiko, an old lacquer family business that was established in 1...
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Vintage 1930s Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Showa Period Red Lacquer Japanese Fish Shaped Box
A wonderfully expressive massive red lacquer box, Japanese, in the shape of a fish. With line details in gold.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

  • Showa Period Red Lacquer Japanese Fish Shaped Box
  • Showa Period Red Lacquer Japanese Fish Shaped Box
  • Showa Period Red Lacquer Japanese Fish Shaped Box
  • Showa Period Red Lacquer Japanese Fish Shaped Box
H 9.75 in. W 26.75 in. D 16.5 in.
Japanese Momoyama Period Black Lacquer and Mother of Pearl Box, 16th Century
A fine and unusual Japanese black lacquer and mother of pearl inlaid box, Momoyama Period, 16th century, Japan. The large box and cover featuring a design of blossoming plum bran...
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Antique 16th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

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Abalone, Lacquer

Japanese Showa Footed Black Red Lacquer Bowl or Box with Lid and Gold Decoration
Gorgeous work. Intricately detailed. Likely with gold leaf. A great addition or eye-catching stand alone piece. Dimensions: 9" high, 13" diameter.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Showa Lacquer

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Wood, Lacquer

Vintage Japanese Motif Lacquered Box
Large lacquered wood box with Japanese scene.
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20th Century Decorative Boxes

  • Vintage Japanese Motif Lacquered Box
  • Vintage Japanese Motif Lacquered Box
  • Vintage Japanese Motif Lacquered Box
  • Vintage Japanese Motif Lacquered Box
H 9 in. W 15 in. D 11 in.
Delightful Japanese Black Lacquered Gourd-Form Box
A delightful Japanese black lacquered hand-painted gourd-form box; the oblong lidded box adorned overall with delicate butterflies amid a meandering floral vine laden with plump gourds.
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Decorative Boxes

20th Century Toshio Ornamental Lacquer Box
Ornamental lacquer box with floral decorations in lacquer and Mosaic lacquer. We find on the back cover written: this box was donated by shimoga denpei as a wedding gift (the name of...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Lacquer

Materials

Wood

  • 20th Century Toshio Ornamental Lacquer Box
  • 20th Century Toshio Ornamental Lacquer Box
  • 20th Century Toshio Ornamental Lacquer Box
  • 20th Century Toshio Ornamental Lacquer Box
H 4.73 in. W 7.88 in. D 10.63 in.
Huge Japanese Red Lacquerware Gourd Motif Box
Huge Japanese red lacquerware gourd motif box, decorated in relief with Japanese gourds suspended from leafy branches and scrolling vines.
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Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Writing Box 'Suzuribako' with a Peacock, Meji Period
Antique writing box decorated with a majestic peacock leading on a pine tree branch. The peacock’s tail feathers are inlaid in raden (mother-of-pearl). The interior is in nashi-ji.
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

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Wood

20th Century Shikken Domoto Lacquer Box
Ornamental lacquer box The elder brother of famous Japanese-style painter Insho Domoto, Shikken Domoto(1889-1964) was born in Kyoto and was instructed in lacquer technique by Hoshit...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Taisho Lacquer

Materials

Wood

  • 20th Century Shikken Domoto Lacquer Box
  • 20th Century Shikken Domoto Lacquer Box
  • 20th Century Shikken Domoto Lacquer Box
  • 20th Century Shikken Domoto Lacquer Box
H 5.12 in. W 7.09 in. D 9.45 in.
Mid-20th Century Japanese, Lacquer on Cane, Food Box
Mid-20th century Japanese, Nigora lacquer on cane, food box.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Set of Four Antique Lacquer Jewelry Boxes, Japanese, circa 1880
Fine set of four late 19th century black lacquer and gold decorated star shaped nesting boxes, the two smaller boxes fit snugly into the larger ones, lined with felt inside. Japan...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Jewelry Boxes

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Lacquer

Set of Four Antique Lacquer Jewelry Boxes, Japanese, 19th Century
Fine set of four late 19th century black lacquer and gold decorated fan-shaped nesting boxes, the two smaller boxes fit snugly into the larger ones, lined with felt inside. Japan,...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Jewelry Boxes

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Lacquer

20th Century Japanese Gold and Silver Makie Box
Japanese gold and silver makie box, with pewter rims, is decorated with design of herons on the willow, 19th century. Measures: 12.2 x 9.8 x 5 cm.  
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

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Wood

  • 20th Century Japanese Gold and Silver Makie Box
  • 20th Century Japanese Gold and Silver Makie Box
  • 20th Century Japanese Gold and Silver Makie Box
  • 20th Century Japanese Gold and Silver Makie Box
H 1.97 in. W 3.94 in. D 4.73 in.
20th Century Kinjoo Ikokusai Carved Lacquer Document Box
20th century carved lacquer document box Kinjoo Ikokusai was born in Hiroshima in 1906 and died in 1991.
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Showa Lacquer

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Wood

Japanese Engraved Silver and Lacquer Three-Drawer Cabinet Box, circa 1880
Japanese engraved silver and lacquer three-drawer cabinet box, circa 1880.
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

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Silver

Japanese Papier Mâché Hand-Painted and Lacquered Box, Stamped
Beautiful Japanese Papier Mâché hand painted and lacquered box, stamped and signed (unrecognised). Measures: 18/24/10 cm.
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Vintage 1910s Japanese Arts and Crafts Decorative Boxes

Set of Four Antique Chinoiserie Lacquer Jewelry Boxes, Japanese, 19th Century
Fine set of four late 19th century black lacquer and gold decorated nesting boxes, of complex shape, the two smaller boxes fit snugly into the larger ones, lined with felt inside. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Antique Set of Four Chinoiserie Lacquer Jewelry Boxes, Japanese, 19th Century
Fine set of four late 19th century black lacquer and gold decorated boxes, of complex shape, lined with felt inside. Japan, Meiji period, circa 1880. In excellent antique condi...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Jewelry Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

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