set of a writing box and paperbox
Set of 2 pieces; a lacquerware writing- (suzuribako) and paper box (ryōshibako) with identical pattern: dark lacquered with rounded corners and decorated in gold maki-elacquer with a bamboo grove design.
Inside the lids and at the bottom of the writing box a design of thatched farmhouses in Kōrin-style signed: Mitsuyoshi(Matsuzawa Mitsuyoshi Workshop from Takayama, Gifu Province) in silver and gold maki-e lacquer with some mother-of-pearl inlay work.
The writing box contains a round water dropper, an ink stone and two brushes.
The paper box has an extra tray.
In a signed box.
Early Showa Period.
Size; writing box: H. : 4 cm; 20,5 x 23,5 cm. paper box: H. : 15 cm; 34,5 x 42,8 cm.
Shipping and handling not included.