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Large jûbako 重箱

Price:  700,00

Large beautiful black lacquered 蝋色漆 (roiro’urushi) three-tiered jûbako 重箱 (picnic box) with two covers, of which one can be used as a serving tray. All separate pieces are decorated with each their own silver and gold hiramaki-e 平蒔絵 and takamaki-e 高蒔絵 serene design of foliage, like fern leaves and a small pine branch, and tangerines. Which are symbols of Japanese new year.

Lacquered with a vermilion interior which is accentuated by gold lacquered rim.

The jubako picnic box is overall in a good condition, with minor traces of age and wear. Please look at the photos for reference to its condition.

Total height: 39.9 cm
Size of the serving tray cover:
Height 4.6 cm, Width 42.4 cm, Depth 36.2 cm
Size of one container:
Height 2x 13 cm, 1x 12.4 cm, Width 39.5 cm, Depth 33.4 cm.
Meiji period (1868-1912).
Jūbako (重箱, lit. “tiered boxes”) are tiered boxes used to hold and present food in Japan.[1] The boxes are often used to hold osechi, foods traditional to the Japanese New Year, or to hold takeaway lunches, or bento. (From Wikipedia)

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : 92075dn-93031

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