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Japanese Vintage Grain Storage Jug with Red Lacquer and Calligraphy Decor

$490per item


A Japanese vintage grain storage jug from the mid-20th century, with red lacquer, bamboo motifs and calligraphy. We currently have two available that are quite similar, priced and sold individually $490 each. Created in Japan during the midcentury, this carrying basket attracts our attention with its red, black and brown contrasting colors and unusual shape. Placed anywhere in a home from a kitchen to a patio, this Japanese carrying basket will bring a touch of exotic authenticity to any decor.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Width: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Depth: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Age appropriate wear and maintenance. Please refer to the various additional photos for further condition detail and contact us with any questions!
  • Seller Location
    Yonkers, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: YN70421stDibs: LU863921986542

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  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Yonkers, NY
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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Located in Yonkers, NY
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