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19th Century Chinese Lacquer Writing Box
Located in Brea, CA
lacquered writing box is decorated with the designs hand paint and gilt on black lacquer . Some tears due to
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

19th Century Chinese Lacquer Writing Box
Located in Brea, CA
China, this lacquered writing box is decorated with the designs of two dragons frolicking with a pearl
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Rare Early 19th Century Chinese Gilt Black Lacquer Writing Box
Located in Brea, CA
, this gilt black lacquered writing box is decorated with the designs rich hand paint and gilt on black
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Qing Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Rare Japanese Lacquer Writing Box Suzuribako Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese Lacquer writing box Suzuribako Meiji Period (1868-1912), likely circa late 19th century
Category

Antique 19th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Writing Box
Located in Pasadena, CA
This Japanese writing box dates to circa 1950 and is detailed with a raised lacquer scene of
Category

20th Century Japanese Chinoiserie Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Writing Box
Japanese Lacquer Writing Box
H 1.5 in W 7.5 in D 5.25 in
18th Century Japanese Lacquer Writing Box and Tray Set
Located in Hudson, NY
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

Japanese Lacquer Writing Box, Suzuribako, Edo Period, 18th Century, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
An exceptionally fine and unusual Japanese lacquer writing implements box, suzuribako, in the form
Category

Antique 18th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Gold, Silver, Copper

Antique Student Pencil Box Japanese Lacquer Ware Writing Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A Japanese lacquer writing box 19th Century Of rectangular shape, overall painted in famille rose
Category

Antique 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Antique Student Pencil Box Japanese Lacquer Ware Writing Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A Japanese lacquer writing box 19th Century Of rectangular shape, overall painted in gold with a
Category

Antique 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Antique Student Pencil Box Japanese Lacquer Ware Writing Meiji Period Japan
Located in Amsterdam, Noord Holland
A Japanese lacquer writing box 19th Century Of rectangular shape, overall painted in gold with a
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Meiji Gilt Lacquer Writing Desk & Poem Box
Located in Chicago, IL
masterpiece of Japanese lacquerware. The matching set includes a writing table (bundai) and poem box (tanzaku
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Japanese lacquer suzuri’bako 硯箱 (writing box) with shishi & Hotei design
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A captivating lacquer suzuri’bako (writing box) of rounded rectangular form depicting a pair of
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Japanese Lacquer Suzuribako 硯箱 'Writing Box' by Hattori Toshio 服部俊夫 '1943'
By Hattori Toshio (Shunsho)
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A small Japanese black and gold lacquer suzuribako (writing box) with cartwheels in water, by the
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Late 20th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Wood, Giltwood, Lacquer

Japanese 'double gourd' lacquer suzuri’bako (writing box) by Hara Yôyûsai 原羊遊斎
By Hara Yôyûsai
Located in Amsterdam, NL
An uniquely double-gourd-shaped lacquer suzuri’bako (writing box) with a design of gourd leaves, by
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Bronze

Japanese Rinpa Style Lacquer Ink Stone Box Suzuribako
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese writing box with ink stone (known as Suzuribako) with exquisite maki-e decoration circa
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Lacquer

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Stationery Box, Suzuribako, Edo Period, 19th c, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
A fine and elegant Japanese lacquer box for writing implements or stationery, suzuribako, with an
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Gold Leaf

Intricately Carved Kamakura Lacquer Box with Botanical Design by Tamerou Ono
Located in Prahran, Victoria
A vintage Japanese Tsuzuri bako, writing box. with an unusual, deeply carved relief of Japanese
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Wood

Japanese Maki-e Lacquer Document Box, Edo Period, early 19th Century, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
A spectacular Japanese maki-e lacquer lidded box, possibly a writing box, suzuribako, decorated
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Coral

High Quality Japanese Set of Two Lacquer Boxes by Nakamura Sotetsu x 十代宗哲
By Nakamura Sotetsu
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A rare and high quality set of two Japanese lacquer boxes by Nakamura Sotetsu X (1862-1926), dated
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Lacquer

Materials

Silver

Lacquered Japanese Writing Box, Mid 20th Century
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
A Lacquered Japanese writing box with metal detailing, mid 20th century. The box has signs of
Category

Mid-20th Century Japanese Other Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

Vintage Cleric's Writing Slope, Japanese, Lacquer, Correspondence Box, Art Deco
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage cleric's writing slope. A Japanese, red lacquer travelling correspondence box
Category

Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Exceptional Chinese Export Gilt Black Lacquer Chinoiserie Decorated Lap Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
decorations in gilt to the main black lacquer doors, which open to reveal 13 separated compartment boxes on
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Antique Early 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Lacquer

Materials

Giltwood, Lacquer

18th Century Chinese Export Lacquer Chinoiserie Bureau Desk for the Dutch Market
Located in Amsterdam, NL
, 1700-1830, Waanders, Zwolle 2004, pp. 35-37 (ill.) This lacquer bureau is one of the four writing
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Antique Mid-18th Century Chinese Chinese Export Lacquer

Materials

Wood, Cypress, Lacquer

Japan 1870 Meiji Period Round Five Drawer Inro Lacquered Wood With Flying Cranes
Located in Miami, FL
imperial period, circa 1870. It was carefully crafted in carved precious wood with applications of lacquer
Category

Antique 1870s Japanese Meiji Lacquer

Materials

Giltwood, Lacquer, Wood, Ebony

Japan 1810 Kajikawa Edo Period Five Drawer Inro Lacquered Gilt Wood With Rooster
Located in Miami, FL
navette. Technique: Carved wood, lacquer and decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e on a gold ground. Ojime: 15mm
Category

Antique 1810s Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Agate, Gold

Rare Regency Lacquered Writing Table
Located in Kittery Point, ME
The Japanese lacquered box hinged to open to an adjustable fabric-inset writing surface, inset in a
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Lacquer

Rare Regency Lacquered Writing Table
Rare Regency Lacquered Writing Table
H 30 in W 27.5 in D 18.25 in
Japan 1800 Edo Period Six Drawer Inro In Lacquered Gilt Wood With Utensils
Located in Miami, FL
. Approximate Date: 1800. Motif: A fan, a rich decorated box and a musical instrument. Drawers: Six. Shape
Category

Antique Early 1800s Japanese Edo Lacquer

Materials

Coral

Organic Modern Home Office Writing Desk White Lacquer Brushed Stainless Steel
By EMOTIONAL OBJECTS, João Faria
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
. This listing is for a white lacquered wood and brushed stainless steel desk. However, we can make it
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Steel, Cut Steel, Metal, Stainless Steel

Modern Home Office Writing Executive Desk White Lacquer Brushed Stainless Steel
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
The Executive Desk ExCentric 1.0 is made of white lacquered wood and brushed stainless steel and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

Organic Modern Accent Home Office Writing Desk Black Oak Wood Black Lacquer
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
listing is a Limited Edition called "Back in Black". It´s made of black oak wood and black lacquered steel
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Cut Steel, Metal, Steel

Modern Home Office Writing Executive Desk Black Oak Wood Black Lacquered Steel
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
The Executive Desk ExCentric 1.0 is made in black oak wood and black metallic lacquered steel and
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Cut Steel, Steel, Stainless Steel

Modern Curved Home Office Writing Desk Oak Wood White Lacquer Stainless Steel
By EMOTIONAL OBJECTS, João Faria
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
Desk has an oval shape, with oak wood and white lacquered wood interconnected on its tabletop. The feet
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

Antique English Jennens & Bettridge Paper Mache Ladies Writing Box or Lap Desk
By Jennens and Bettridge
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique writing box or lap desk was made by the highly renowned Jennens & Bettridge of England
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Paper

Danish Mid Century Teak Box Wooton Folding Desk Writing Table File Cabinet MINT!
By Skovby Møbelfabrik A/S 1
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Danish Mid Century Teak Box Wooton Folding Desk Writing Table File Cabinet MINT!
Category

20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Teak

Modern Home Office Writing Desk in High-Gloss Ironwood and Gold Lacquered Steel
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
The "Fifties Home Desk" is made in high-gloss ironwood and gold lacquered steel. We can also
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Cut Steel, Metal, Steel

Antique English Paper Mache Ladies Writing Box or Lap Desk with Japanned Finish
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique writing box or lap desk is unsigned, but presumed to have originated from England and
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Paper

Antique English Paper Mache Ladies Writing Box or Lap Desk with Japanned Finish
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique writing box or lap desk is unsigned, but presumed to have originated from England and
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Decorative Boxes

Materials

Paper

Modern Minimalist Home Office Writing Desk in Black Oak Wood and Black Lacquer
By EMOTIONAL OBJECTS, João Faria
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
Sideboard from the same collection. The Void Collection has three versions: black lacquered steel
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

George III Satinwood Oval Writing Table
Located in Greenwich, CT
Very fine Georgian Satinwood oval writing/library table, the inset leather top with rosewood
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English George III Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

George III Satinwood Oval Writing Table
George III Satinwood Oval Writing Table
H 28.5 in W 46 in D 33.5 in
20th Century antique Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Writing Table Piano White
Located in Berlin, DE
Bureau plat writing table in the style of Louis XV style, silvered bronze fittings. Piano lacquer
Category

20th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Beech

20th Century antique Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Writing Table Piano Black
Located in Berlin, DE
Bureau plat writing table in the style of Louis XV style, silvered bronze fittings. Piano lacquer
Category

20th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Beech

Organic Modern Accent Home Office Writing Desk Walnut Brushed Stainless Steel
By EMOTIONAL OBJECTS, João Faria
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
customized options: Tabletop: It can be in a different lacquer color or a wood veneer. Structure: You can
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Stainless Steel, Steel, Cut Steel, Metal

Organic Modern Accent Home Office Writing Desk in Black Oak Wood & Copper Effect
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
listing is made with black oak wood and lacquered steel with an "Industrial Chic" copper effect. The
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Copper, Metal, Cut Steel, Steel

Modern Home Office Writing Executive Desk Tineo Wood Brushed Stainless Steel
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
piece. It will be delivered in a wooden box packed in bubble wrap, given the weight and size. In 2016
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21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel, Steel, Brass

Modern Home Office Writing Executive Desk Tineo Wood and Brushed Stainless Steel
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
extra feature available by request). Assembled piece. It will be delivered in a wooden box packed in
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

Modern Home Office Writing Executive Desk Ebony Macassar Wood and Brushed Brass
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
extra feature available by request). Assembled piece. It will be delivered in a wooden box packed in
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

Modern Home Office Accent Writing Executive Desk Walnut Wood and Brushed Brass
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
size, it will be delivered in a wooden box packed in bubble wrap. It is designed for a contemporary or
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

Modern Home Office Writing Executive Desk in Walnut Wood and Brushed Brass
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
available by request). Assembled piece. It will be delivered in a wooden box packed in bubble wrap, given
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

19th century Chinese canton black lacquered desk cabinet
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
. The middle section is a removable writing box, with handles. Flaps open to reveal a compartmented lift
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Qing Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Alabaster

Modern Minimalist Home Office Writing Desk in Walnut Wood and Brushed Brass
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
Sideboard from the same collection. The Void Collection has three versions: black lacquered steel
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel, Stainless Steel

Modern Minimalist Home Office Writing Desk Oak Wood and Brushed Stainless Steel
By João Faria, EMOTIONAL OBJECTS
Located in Vila Nova Famalicão, PT
Sideboard from the same collection. The Void Collection has three versions: black lacquered steel
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Portuguese Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Stainless Steel, Metal, Brass, Steel, Cut Steel

Contemporary Beauty Desk, Makeup Table, Writing Table, Mirror, Oak, Brass Medulu
By Mauro Accardi & Silvia Buccheri
Located in Meolo, Venezia
such as a boutique-hotel or a private residence. A brass box contains two jewel boxes. The white
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2010s Italian Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

Dark blue secretary desk in wood, scandinavian design by Eric Gizard, Paris
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
"trendy" colorful lacquers. This collection is made of French solid and veneer ash wood. This ÉGÉE desk
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21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Lacquer, Ash

White Large Secretaire Desk, Design by Eric Gizard in Paris, made in France
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
overall dimensions of the box itself are Width 120 cm / 47.2'' Height 90 cm / 35.4'' Depth 46 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Ash, Lacquer

Chocolate Gray French large Secrétaire, Eric Gizard, Paris
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
overall dimensions of the box itself are Width 120 cm / 47.2'' Height 90 cm / 35.4'' Depth 46 cm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Ash, Lacquer

Large blue Secretary Desk - design Eric Gizard, Paris - made in France
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
fully mounted. The overall dimensions of the box itself are Width 120 cm / 47.2'' Height 90 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Ash, Lacquer

Light Blue Large Secretaire with Storage Designed by Eric Gizard, Paris
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
fully mounted. The overall dimensions of the box itself are Width 120 cm / 47.2'' Height 90 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Lacquer, Ash

Sea Blue Large and Design Secretaire in Ash Wood by Eric Gizard, Paris
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
overall dimensions of the box itself are Width 120 cm / 47.2'' Height 90 cm / 35.4'' Depth 46 cm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Ash, Lacquer

Yellow large French Secretaire, design Eric Gizard in Paris
By Éric Gizard
Located in Landivy, FR
fully mounted. The overall dimensions of the box itself are Width 120 cm / 47.2'' Height 90 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary French Scandinavian Modern Desks and Writi...

Materials

Wood, Ash, Lacquer

Contemporary Home Desk in Metallic Base
Located in NEW YORK, NY
open box in lacquer and the base is metallic with powder coating in variety of colors. Materials and
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2010s European Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Metal

Contemporary Home Desk in Metallic Base
Contemporary Home Desk in Metallic Base
H 29.53 in W 70.87 in D 27.56 in
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Lacquer Writing Box For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic lacquer writing box available at 1stDibs. Each lacquer writing box for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using lacquer, wood and fabric. Your living room may not be complete without a lacquer writing box — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A well-made lacquer writing box has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Hattori Toshio (Shunsho) are consistently popular.

How Much is a Lacquer Writing Box?

A lacquer writing box can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $5,180, while the lowest priced sells for $316 and the highest can go for as much as $15,180.
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    To clean a Japanese lacquer box, start by moistening a soft lint-free cloth with warm water. Ring it out and then gently rub every surface. Do not use soap as it may damage the lacquer. Dry the box promptly with a second soft, dry lint-free cloth. On 1stDibs, find a variety of Japanese lacquer boxes.
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    To clean Russian lacquer boxes, moisten a soft cleaning cloth with warm water and mild dish soap. Gently wipe down every surface of the box and then repeat the process with a cloth dampened only with water. For the final step, dry with a soft towel. Find a variety of Russian lacquer boxes on 1stDibs.
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    Russian lacquer boxes are also called Palekh boxes after the village where the craft was first recorded in the 1920s. On 1stDibs, you’ll find a collection of vintage and contemporary Russian lacquer boxes from some of the world’s top sellers.
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    Most Russian lacquer boxes are made in the villages of Fedoskino, Kholui, Mstera and Palekh, Russia. In 1705, the guild for manufacturing lacquer boxes opened in Fedoskino. Many boxes feature natural forms inspired by the landscapes surrounding the village. On 1stDibs, find a range of wrought iron furniture.
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    The inkstone was the most precious and permanent object in a Japanese writing set. It is a mortar used for mixing dry ink with water for the purposes of writing. You'll find a selection of Japanese writing boxes on 1stDibs.