Dated by McKinley Tariff Act requiring name of country of origin to be permanently engraved (stamped) or imprinted into a piece.
This character stands 5.75 inches x 3 inches wide and 1 inch thick...
The original hinge pin was lost and has been replaced. The box was made with large dovetail joints and from a hard wood of unknown origins. The outside is dirty and I have not cleaned it...
Unfortunately, though in otherwise excellant condition this Meiji period princess has lost some of the foil pedals from her headdress.
The case is 9+ inches long with silk cord for drawstrings, elaborately knotted and tasseled.
The box is 5.5 inches x 4.75 inches and 2+ inches high.
This piece has been held in storage by a Texas collector and is in excellent condition...
There is some minimal paint loss, which is to be expected in a piece of this age. 24 inches(60 cm) long 5 inches (12 cm) high