Lacquer tebako 手箱
Price: € 3.200,00
Superb rectangular black lacquer tebako 手箱 (box for personal accessories) with a slightly domed well-fitted lid.
The lid has a continuous soft-tone multicoloured hiramaki-e 平蒔絵 (low-relief lacquer design) depicting several picture books 絵本 (e-hon), of which two lie open and show flowers accompanied by poems. The three other booklets have beautifully decorated covers, one of which has a chidori 千鳥 (plovers) flying above sea. The motif continuous on the sides, showing the cover with a pine tree and waterfall design, and the tip of another book with a wheel and foliage design.
The interior with a fitted removable tray. This tray and the entire interior of the box including lid are decorated with a warm reddish golden nashiji 梨子地 (sprinkled gold lacquer).
Height 16.2 cm, Width 24.4 cm, Depth 32.0 cm.
Including original wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).
Taishô period – Early Shôwa period.
The box is in a exceptional good condition. Please look at the photos for a clear condition reference.
When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.