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Japanese Black Lacquer Document Box with Mountain Design in Maki-e, Edo Period
Located in Prahran, Victoria
This Japanese black lacquer document box, with a design over all sides of "The Mountains of Kyoto" has a strikingly modern feel given its age. With a raised gold and bronze maki e gi...
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Early 19th Century Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Meiji Norimono Cricket Holder
Located in New Orleans, LA
This enchanting Japanese cricket cage takes the form of a norimono, a type of palanquin, or sedan chair, used by members of the aristocracy and samurai class in feudal Japan. This ex...
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19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Ceramic Box
Located in Hudson, NY
Showa period (1926-1989) box with continuous geometric plaid design. Signature reads: Dosen.
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Early 20th Century Showa Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Ceramic

Japanese Enamel Inlay Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare and beautiful Japanese box exhibits a superb level of enamel artistry and craftsmanship. Formed in an elegant fan shape, this exquisite container is adorned with intricate ...
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19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Enamel

Japanese Taishō Period Red Lacquered Tiered Food Box with Black Calligraphy
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Japanese Taisho period tiered food box from the early 20th century with red lacquer and calligraphy. Created in Japan during the early years of the 20th century, this red lacquered...
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Early 20th Century Taisho Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

20thC Japanese Meiji Solid Silver Dragon Cigar Box c.1900
Located in London, London
Antique early 20th century Japanese Meiji period solid silver cigar box, double skinned body, sides and lid are embossed in high-relief with water dragons and applied with flowing wh...
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20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Silver

Japanese laquered Papier Mâché Circular Lidded Box Hand-Painted, circa 1910
Located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire
This is a beautiful papier mâché, circular lacquered lidded box, which we attribute to being made in Japan during the early 20th century, circa 1910. This is a very decorative box...
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Early 20th Century Chinoiserie Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Paper

Japanese Hand-Painted Porcelain Lidded Serving Dish, Trinket or Jewelry Box
Located in Arles, FR
Beautiful Japanese hand painted porcelain decorative trinket, pill or jewelry box or serving dish of Meiji period. The decoration consists of under-glaze cobalt blue deep borders...
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Late 19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Contemporary Japanese Pure Platinum Gold Red Porcelain Box by Master Artist
Located in Vancouver, CA
Mesmerizing Japanese contemporary decorative porcelain box, extremely intricately platinum and gold gilded and hand painted on an exquisite ovoid shape body, featuring an extremely i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Platinum, Gold

20th Century Japanese Meiji Solid Silver Dragon Cigar Box, circa 1900
Located in London, London
Antique early 20th century Japanese Meiji period solid silver cigar box, double skinned body, sides and lid are embossed in high-relief with water dragons and applied with flowing wh...
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20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Silver

Japanese Ceramic Jar Set
Located in Stamford, CT
Set of four Japanese lidded porcelain jars. Second jar is 3.75 diameter, 3 high. Third jar is 2.25 diameter, 2.5 high. Fourth jar is 2 diameter, 2 high. The lid to the second larges...
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1920s Vintage Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Musical Decanter Set with Rolls Royce Holder
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A whimsical drinks set in the form of a vintage Rolls Royce car. Set includes the car holder, with a decanter and four glasses. The car with a musical mechanism that plays around the...
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1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Metal

Signed Japanese White Lacquer and Maki-E Lacquer Tansu, Meiji Period
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
The case decorated overall in crackle-glaze white lacquer and fitted with a patinated metal carrying handle over three tiers of small drawers, the first two comprised of a pair of sh...
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Late 19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Pagoda Trinket Box
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
8-289 handmade Japanese pagoda shaped trinket box made from walnut and oak with brass supporting the handle.
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1940s Vintage Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Hardwood

Giant Plastic Phone Stashbox
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Massive black oversized phone. Marked "Poynter Products Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio." Made in Japan. Date stamped 1980. Made of plastic. Top and bottom pieces twist off and can be used as ...
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1980s Vintage Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Plastic

Japanese Lacquer Maki-e Sake Ewer Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese lacquered wood sake ewer with maki-e design, circa late 19th century, Meiji period. The nicely decorated lacquerware is of a Classic sake ewer form with a round body, a sm...
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1890s Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Edo Period Igarashi School Long Lacquer Box, Tanzaku-Bako
Located in Austin, TX
A stunning Japanese Edo period lacquer tanzakubako, box for poem cards, late 18th-early 19th century, Edo Period, Japan. Attributed to the Igarashi School, this box is masterfully ...
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Early 19th Century Edo Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

24k Gold

Unusual Japanese Lacquer Inkstone Box with MOP Inlays
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese black lacquer box with mother of pearl inlays circa early 20th century, end of Meiji period. It was likely to be used to store inkstone or other scholarly items. The piece...
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Early 20th Century Japonisme Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Japanese Maki-e Lacquer Stack Box Jubako
Located in Atlanta, GA
An antique jubako (stack boxes) with five tiers in an elongated octagon shape circa 19th century (end of Edo or beginning of Meiji period). jubako was traditionally used to store and...
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19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Japanese Lacquered Set of Boxes Tebako
Located in Atlanta, GA
An antique set of Japanese tebako (hand box) with maki-e lacquer design circa 18th century Edo period. Tebako was known as hand box, which often consists of many individual sub-boxes...
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18th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Bronze

Antique Japanese Silver Cigar Box
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique Japanese silver cigar box Made in Japan, early 20th century, Circa 1900. Maker (Unidentified) Fully hallmarked. Please note: Interior has been professionally restored. Dim...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Silver

Japanese Antique Lacquer Document Box with Elaborate Hawk and Faux Oak Grain
Located in Hudson, NY
Japanese antique lacquer document box with elaborate hawk and faux oak grain, Late Meiji (1868 - 1912) / Early Taisho (1912 - 1926) period lacquer box with impressively rendered hawk...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Incense Kogo Box with Fine Maki-e Design Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A small circular lacquer box designed to as a container to store incense (known as a kogo in Japanese). The rounded dome-shape lid features a distinguished design of hair ornament ri...
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1890s Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

1800s-1900s Edo Period Japanese Antique Box Folk Art Wabi Sabi
Located in Sammushi, JP
It is a box of goods found in a Japanese private house. It is probably an item from the Edo period to the Meiji period. The rattan is covered with paper. There may be tears in the...
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Early 19th Century Edo Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Bamboo

Rare Postmodern Memphis Era Japanese Lacquer-Ware Ice Bucket
By George Sowden
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful and rare, ice bucket made in Japan circa 1980s by Taste Setter Sigma, great colors, and design with removable insert and lid. Fabulous pattern and design.
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20th Century Post-Modern Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Meiji Period Carved and Gilt Lacquer Writing Box or Lap Desk
Located in Milford, NH
An excellent quality Japanese Meiji period carved wooden writing box or lap desk with compartmentalized interior. With gilt landscape decoration of village scenes accented with geome...
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Late 19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Silk, Wood, Lacquer

Vintage Red and Green with Gold Outline Snuff Decorative Cloisonné Box
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage snuff decorative cloisonné box In the shape of an ecorn in red, gold and green with floral motif Size: 4 x 5.5 x 2.
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21st Century and Contemporary Bohemian Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Enamel, Brass

Antique Japanese Metal Gun Box
Located in Essex, MA
A well made and decorative rectangular metal Japanese gun box, with multiple metal handles and a central wooden bail handle and engraved brass plaque with Japanese writing, with latc...
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Late 19th Century Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Metal

Japanese Maki-e Lacquer Stacking Box, Jubako, Meiji Period, Japan
Located in Austin, TX
A fine and impressive Japanese gold maki-e decorated black lacquer five-tier jubako with presentation tray, two lids, and the original tomobako storage box, Meiji period, late 19th c...
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Late 19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Early 19th Century Japanese Shop Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A 19th century box commonly used for storage in shops around Japan. The Edo period box features a partial lift top that gives access to interior of box. Intricate little star designe...
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Early 19th Century Rustic Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Metal

Early 19th Century Japanese Shop Box
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A 19th century box commonly used for storage in shops around Japan. The Edo period box features a partial lift top and a long drawer that pulls out with additional storage box and if...
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Early 19th Century Rustic Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

Japanese Cloisonné Box with Birds and Flowers
Located in Montreal, QC
This box shows well the quality of early 20th century Japanese workmanship. The cover is finely worked with birds in a flowering and blossoming landscape. The birds are pheasants, th...
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Early 20th Century Meiji Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Brass

Japaneswe Contemporary Green White Gold Porcelain Box by Renowned Kiln
Located in Vancouver, CA
Contemporary Japanese Ko-Imari (old Imari) two tier box in a stunning square shaped porcelain in green, red and gold on pure white, crafted and signed by renowned Kiln of the Imari-A...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Japanese Ko-Imari Gold Blue Two-Tiered Lidded Porcelain Box
Located in Vancouver, CA
Contemporary Japanese Ko-Imari style two tiered lidded decorative porcelain box, intricately hand painted in cobalt blue, red and green and generous application of gold on a pure whi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Gold

Large Japanese Ceramics Shell Shaped Box
Located in Stockholm, SE
Large Japanese ceramics shell shaped box, signed, 19th-20th century.
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20th Century Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Ceramic

Japanese Contemporary Gold Platinum Red Cream Porcelain Box by Master Artist
Located in Vancouver, CA
Extraordinary Japanese contemporary decorative porcelain box, extremely intricately hand-painted in cream and red and gilded in platinum and gold, on an exquisite globular body in cr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Platinum, Gold

Kyohei Fujita 'Dream' Blown Glass Box
By Kyohei Fujita
Located in New York, NY
Kyohei Fujita exquisite molded hexagonal Liuli blown glass box with gold and silver leaf inclusions, Japan, 1995. Etched signature 'Kyohei Fujita' to underside. Literature: Fin Lyn...
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1990s Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Glass

Japanese Inro by Koma Koryu Edo Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A four-case lacquered inro by Koma Koryu circa 19th century late Edo period. The inro features a pair of Chinese mandarin duck resting under a bundle of blooming irises on the pond. ...
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19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Antique Japanese Inro by Shigehide Edo Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
This exquisite four-case lacquered inro was dated to the latter part of 18th century to early 19th century (Edo period) and made by Shigehide. The opposite sides of the inro together...
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Late 18th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Fine Japanese Lacquered Inro by Yutokusai
Located in Atlanta, GA
A four-case lacquered Japanese inro by Yutokusai (Gyokkei), a lacquer artist active from 1845-1900 (end of Edo to Meiji period). The slightly round inro features a very intricate des...
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19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

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

Materials

Lacquer

Rare Japanese Sumi-E Lacquer Inro Yamada Jokasai Edo Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A three-case lacquered Inro by Yamada Family circa 18th-19th century Edo period. The inro with slight rounded form is of Kano style and vividly depicts a dragon slithering among the ...
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18th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Large Japanese Lacquer Box Early Edo Period Ex-Christie's
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large lacquer Ryoshibako (Paper box in Japanese) finely decorated with Maki-e circa 17th century early Edo period. The box is of an impressive size and was used to store paper docu...
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17th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Fine Japanese Lacquered Inro with Inlays by Kajikawa
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Japanese four-case lacquer inro by a member of Kajikawa family circa 19th century (late Edo to early Meiji period). It depicts a nocturnal scenery of a meandering stream surrounded...
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19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer, Shell

Japanese Lacquered Inro and Netsuke with Raijin Rinpa School
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fine three-case lacquered inro with a carved money netsuke circa 19th century (late Edo to early Meiji period). On facade, gold and silver maki-e technique was masterfully used to ...
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19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Vintage Japanese Temple Style Box
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely vintage Japanese Temple style box. Made of rosewood … this box has a cover featuring Buddhist Swaztikas on the front. The cover lifts off to reveal a tabernacl...
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Early 20th Century Japonisme Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Japanese Temple Style Box
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely early 20th century Japanese temple style box. Made of rosewood and red lacquered wood, with Japanese giltwood dragon adornments and Friezes in floral (lillies)...
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Early 20th Century Japonisme Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Giltwood, Lacquer

Japanese Bronze and Mixed Metal Shakudo Covered Box Mount Fuji View Meiji Period
By Makiko Hattori
Located in Gainesville, FL
Japanese mixed metal box with the view of Mount Fuji executed in silver, and covered with birds and plants overlay all around. The box is from Meiji period circa 1890s, and it is 5 3...
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19th Century Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Bronze

Japanese Colonial Nagsaki Lacquer Box with Depiction of Amsterdam, 1830-1840
Located in Amsterdam, NL
An important Japanese lacquer box with a view of The 'Nieuwe Stadsherberg Van Amsterdam Nagasaki, Edo-period, 1830-1840 The black lacquered wood box, decorated in gold and inla...
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Early 19th Century Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Antique Japanese Dramatically Carved and Lacquered Stack Box on Stand
Located in Hudson, NY
Antique Japanese dramatically carved and lacquered stack box on stand. Meiji period (1868 - 1912) lacquer stacking box, traditionally used for bringing mochi (rice cake) to celebrati...
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Late 19th Century Meiji Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Round Black and Gold Lidded Porcelain Box
Located in North Miami, FL
This handsome and rich looking porcelain box has their old label on it that says FF made in Japan. The white porcelain interior and the black and gold exterior with concentric lines ...
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1970s Modern Vintage Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Porcelain

Large Japanese Namban Lacquer Coffer Arqueta, 16th Century
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A large Japanese Namban lacquer arqueta coffer for the Portuguese market Kyoto, Momoyama-period, late 16th century In Hinoki cypress lacquered in black (urishi), decorated in g...
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16th Century Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Fine Japanese Suzuribako Box with Storage Box and Provenance
Located in Atlanta, GA
A striking and finely lacquered Suzuribako (writing box) with ink stone and bronze waterdrop from Japan circa late Meiji to early Taisho period (1900-1920s). Among a US collection pu...
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Early 20th Century Japonisme Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Stone, Bronze

Japanese Lacquer Box with Fine Maki-e Decoration Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A lacquered wood box with lid from Japan circa 19th century Meiji Period. The finely decorated box was used to store paper slips and small documents on the desk. It is overall finish...
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Late 19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Showa Period Lacquer “Flower Basket”
Located in Hudson, NY
The artist calls this vessel a flower basket in the calligraphy on the box. Showa period (1926-1989) black lacquer container in square form with notched corners raised on a square ba...
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1930s Showa Vintage Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Rinpa Style Lacquer Box Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A black lacquer tebako (hand box) with maki-e decoration and silver trim, circa late 19th century, Meiji period. The surface of the lid features a Rinpa style maki-e paint depicting ...
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1890s Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer

Japanese Edo Period Black Lacquer 'Hokai' Box And Cover
Located in London, GB
An unusual Japanese black lacquered Hokai box with restrained pierced and engraved gilt metal mounts. The lightly ribbed cylindrical body is perfectly complemented by the shallow dom...
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Mid-19th Century Edo Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Lacquer

Japanese Lacquer Ryoshibako Document Box Meiji Period
Located in Atlanta, GA
A large Japanese lacquer box with elaborate Maki-e design from Meiji period, (mid-late 19th century). The generous size of the box was reserved for paper document and called Ryoshiba...
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19th Century Japonisme Antique Japanese Decorative Boxes

Materials

Wood, Lacquer