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Japanese Rare Lacquered Wood Sensory Game, 19th Century

$1,979.01

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An exceptional and rare antique Japanese lacquered wooden sensory game dating from the 19th century. This very finely made set comprises of a table shaped box decorated in gold with three leaf clover like designs with a gold lacquered shelf below and containing 10 small lift out open boxes each containing 12 wooden rectangular gaming counters (116 in total) finely gilded to one side with insects, animals, birds, leaves and flower symbols and with Japanese calligraphy to the opposite side. The boxes are all lacquered and gilded. Two of the boxes hold 10 counters with a small section of wood to level them with the other boxes. The set game is not marked. Offered in good condition without damage and with wear commensurate with age and use.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.64 in. (6.7 cm)Width: 6.97 in. (17.7 cm)Depth: 3.23 in. (8.2 cm)
  • Style
    Edo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    LacqueredWood
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1840
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. It is possible that the inserts in two of the boxes of counters are replacements.
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: ORBN19591stDibs: LU1328220965352

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Free Express Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 5-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom

This seller offers a thoughtfully curated collection of watches and jewelry from brands like Rolex, Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. It also has an extensive array of handbags by Chanel, Hermès and other top fashion houses, as well as exceptional art and design pieces. The firm’s team is passionate about refurbishing and servicing watc...

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