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Japanese Antique Lacquer Suzuribako with Pines

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1246599
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Beautiful Japanese antique lacquer suzuribako (calligraphy box for writing), decorated with gold maki-e lacquer scene of pine tree saplings and roses growing near a stream, the shore is made of up of a dense gold nishiji and some leaves and petals of the rose are inlaid with mother of pearl, the interior of the box is entirely covered in a dense gold nishiji with flowers on the inside of the lid, the box has two small interior trays and it's original ink stone and copper gourd-shaped water dropper, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 9 1/2" wide x 9" wide x 2" high