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Antique Japanese Gilt Lacquer Jubako w/ Tomobako

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1316222
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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A beautiful Japanese lacquer jubako, or tiered storage box, with nishiji background made from sprinkled gold flakes. Each side is decorated by maki-e lacquer imagery of shochikubai, meaning "three friends of winter", bamboo, plum, and pine with gold and silver leaves and flowers. The interior of each level is coated in bright red lacquer. The jubako comes with its own tomobako, or storage box, as well as a second lid. Size: 17" height, 9" width