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2 bento-boxes in the form of a house

Price: € 2.400,00

Rare set of two portable black lacquered bento-boxes in the form of a house with a gable roof.

The boxes are decorated with a number of (two) crests in gold makie-lacquer (a floral crest and a version of the ‘governor of Gion’ crest (Gionmori mon).

One box has below a drawer while the other has hinged doors.

Both have above behind the wooden latticework a metal sakecontainer.
Both are overall decorated with floral designs.

The boxes arecover by a removable “gable roof”.
Edo period.

Size; H. : 42 cm; 43 x 27 cm.

Shipping and handling not included.

Ref. No. : 61161

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