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Antique Japanese Black Lacquer Box with Makie

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1276938
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese black lacquer box, with makie (sprinkled gold powder) designs on its top and sides. The lid shows an open book with images of bamboo and flying sparrows and a scroll with raised images of leaves and foliage, and its sides have other auspicious maki-e elements such as butterflies and flowers. The underside of the lid and lining of its two small front drawers are decorated with an orange/bronze toned kinji. Size: 7.5" height, 12" width