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Japanese Fine Antique Hand Lacquered Complete Bento Food Box, Early 20th Century


Mint and boxed Japan, a fine antique hand lacquered Maki-e seasonal flowers and fans decorated portable complete Bento food box, late Meiji to early Taisho period, early 20th century. The set comes with a four (4) lacquered and porcelain elements: the Obento box consisting of four (4) boxes with lids, a small serving tray for Sakazuki Sake sipping, a white porcelain Sakazuki with cloth bag, The entire set fits in to a very elegant portable protective storage box, crafted of Kiri wood.. Decorations: The set is decorated with season spring flowers motif and Maki-e lacquer art. Condition: Excellent with fine patina. Immediately usable. Dimensions: Obento 7 inches high and the portable box 10 inches high. Fine Japanese hand lacquer. A little gem, hard to improve upon. Only one. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.        


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  • Date of manufacture
    Early 20th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 10 in. x W 6 in. x D 6 in.

    H 25.4 cm x W 15.24 cm x D 15.24 cm

  • Seller location
    Shelburne, VT
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