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Japanese circular lacquer box

Japanese circular lacquer box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 962142

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Early 1900s

Exterior is covered in black lacquer with silver rims encircling both the bottom and lid. The interior of the lid is decorated in very finely-painted gold and silver lacquer with a scene of fish swimming among seaweed. A small rectangular red lacquer signature in seal form is seen on the left margin of the painting. The base of the box is also signed by the artist in gold lacquer. The interior is covered overall with sprinkled gold. Good condition with minor wear and tarnish to the silver rim.

Diameter: 8 in., Height: 4 ¼ in.