Sewing box 針箱 (haribako)
Price: € 160,00
Fine wooden sewing box 針箱 (haribako) with 4 drawers in the front of different size and on the top a hinged lid. Three drawers have a fine u-shaped handle, and one drawers is equipped with elegantly shaped knob.
The front and top are veneered with elegant mulberry wood. The exterior and the front of the lower drawer are made of hinoki cypress wood. The entire sewing box is varnished in a lovely warm brown hue, still showcasing the amazing original wood grain.
In very good restored condition. The drawers run smoothly, and the hinged lid works as it should. The lower drawer front is probably an old restoration. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.
These boxes where traditionally used to store sewing equipment, but is nowadays also very suitable as a jewellery box.
Taishō period (1912-1926).
Height: 22.9 cm, Width: 29.4 cm, Depth: 17.5 cm.