Asian and Buddhist Art, Jade Carvings, Gold Jewelry by Galerie Geluk Galerie Geluk Asian and Buddhist Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1132184
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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A beautiful pair of shell containers (Kaibitsu)with messing fittings, used for the Kaiawase game. The matching of painted shells symbolizes faithfulness in marriage. A shell game set belonged often to the trousseau of a bride. The hampers are in excellent condition and they come with the original wooden boxes. Japan, Edo period. The height of the shell boxes is 43 cm. The diameter is 38,5 cm.