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Japanese Blue & White Sometsuke Box
Description & Size: 8.25 x 20.32 cm (3.25" x 8") height & wide; Color: Blue & White
Age: Meiji Period 1900'; Material: Porcelain; Production: Handcrafted
This Japanese blue & white sometsuke has a beautiful design with a compressed globular box form. It has a very intricate design of geometric layers of expanding flowers in a leafy box expanding from a center crossed crest on the top lid to the bottom base. The inner top lid has 3-blue painted ground cherry fruits. The sometsuke box has a minute bite chip at the bottom base & some pin size baked imperfections. Otherwise it's in excellent condition. The sometsuke box is signed KATO SHINSHICHI on the base.