Lacquered wooden document box 料紙箱

Price:  900,00

Beautiful polychrome lacquered wooden document box 料紙箱 (ryôshibako) rectangular of shape with slightly rounded corners. The well-fitted lid decorated with an alluring design of three puppies 犬 (inu) relaxing in a field surrounded by a few spearflowers 藪柑子(yabukôji) bearing red berries. Executed in takamaki-e 高蒔絵 (high-relief lacquer design) in shades of brown highlighted by some red and green.
The rims of the container and cover are embellished by a strand of butterflies done in polychrome high relief lacquer.
The interior of the lid decorated with a design of stylized bunnies 兎 (usagi) in red togidashi makie 研出蒔絵 (burnished lacquer design) and silver takamaki-e.
All set on a black lacquer substrate.

In a good original condition with some general signs of age and use, like some scratches at the bottom. Some rim chips and a crack at a corner of the cover. Cover slightly warped. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

Dimensions:
Height 12.8 cm, Width 31 cm, Depth 40.2 cm.
Period: Japan – Taishô period (1912-1926).

Including black lacquer wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box).

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity.

Ref. No. : B3024 bg24

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