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Japanese Nagasaki lacquer and mother-of-pearl box

Japanese Nagasaki lacquer and mother-of-pearl box


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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Boxes: Pre 1900: Item # 1490840
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 $140.00 
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Japanese cigarette case / tobacco box, lacquer on copper with mother of pearl inlay of flowers and birds to both sides. Made in Nagasaki and exported to Europe, where it was given as a Christmas present in 1867 - dedication and date engraved to the inside of the box lid. Measures: 6 " / 15.2 x 3 " / 7.3 cm, height 2/3 ” / 1.7 cm. Condition: the lid with cracks and some loss to the lacquer.