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Lacquer box, Buddhaâs hand citron, Japan 19th century

Lacquer box, Buddha’s hand citron, Japan 19th century

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 345328

Please refer to our stock # L 007 when inquiring.
$ 1,450
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Lacquered wooden box, shaped as a Buddha’s hand fruit with attached stem and three dark green leaves resting on the fruit at one side. The surface of tan lacquer dusted with gold powder, the straight sides covered with gold lacquer (partly rubbed). The interior of black lacquer sprinkled with gold powder, rims of deep red lacquer. Bottom lacquered black. Unsigned. Edo period, 19th century. Length 3 ¾” (9.5 cm), height 1 5/8” (4.1 cm), width 2 ½” (6.3cm). Slightly rubbed.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).