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Antique Japanese Fune Bako

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920: Item # 1295635
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Antique Japanese 'fune bako', or ship safe box with a original black lacquer finish. Ornate iron hardware decorates the front of the box with a side locking mechanism. Behind the front door are six drawers with ring pulls. Two of the drawers are precious and small, one labelled in kanji. Outside is made of Hinoki wood (Cypress) while the inside drawers are made of Kiri wood (Paulownia). Dates from the Edo age 19th century. Size: 15" height, 17" depth, 13" width