Lacquered Papier Mache Japanese Box Meiji Period
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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Lacquer: Pre 1920: item # 1155759
Please refer to our stock # 276.10 when inquiring.
223 Egremont Plain Road PMB Box 148
North Egremont, MA 01230-2284
917 881 4973
Measurements: 5" x 5 1/2" x 2"
Hand painted and gilded on all sides with different scenes from 19th century Japan. This decorative box has a bit of everything: gorgeous kimonos, tea houses, fierce horses and horsemen....
With original escutcheon plate, but no key.
Also with original surface - some of the lacquer has been scuffed over the years, but all of the color and design is clear and bright.
c. 1880 - Meiji Period.