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Japanese Antique Small Lacquer Letter Box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1246621
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Japanese antique lacquer letter box, black and nishiji gold ground with gold maki-e lacquer scene of chrysanthemums growing on a bamboo fence, two of the chrysanthemums are made of oxidized silver, the inside of the box is all very dense gold nishiji, silver rings on either side to are in the form of kiri flowers, the cord has been replaced with a newer version, Late Edo/Early Meiji Period (mid 1800's). Size: 9 1/4" long x 3" wide x 1 5/8" deep.