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Food container in bucket shape, bentwood, Japan, Meiji

Food container in bucket shape, bentwood, Japan, Meiji


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Folk Art: Pre 1920: Item # 376118

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$ 125

Elegant container for transporting food. Cylindrical bentwood container with round fitting cover. The handle has the same shape as the handles for buckets etc. Soft wood with reddish clear finish. Japan, Meiji period. Folk art.
Diameter 9 7/8 in. (25.3 cm), height 11 1/8 in. (28.4 cm).
Crack through the bottom of the container, repaired crack in cover, otherwise minor traces of usage. Nice and stable condition.