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Rare pair of Japanese Nagasaki Export Lacquered Wood Knife Boxes

$3,950per set

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Rare pair of Japanese Nagasaki Export lacquered wood knife boxes with mother-of-pearl inlay of flowers and birds, now converted to letter boxes. The boxes were converted to letter boxes in the late 19th c. as shown in photograph. From Sutton Place townhouse of the Heinz family. FW 1654

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 13.5 in. (34.29 cm)Width: 8.75 in. (22.23 cm)Depth: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Anglo-Japanese (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    LacqueredWood
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1800
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Converted to letter boxes as mentioned in the description. Wear consistent with age and use. Ready to place.
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Avery & Dash - FW171stDibs: LU918618365072

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    $175 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Stamford, CT
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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