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Antique Japanese Burlwood Box
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Antique Japanese Burlwood Box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1920: Item # 1193943
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Antique Japanese carved burlwood round container decorated with blooming hibiscus flowers and a canary perched on a branch. The carvings are finely incisised details with relief ridges defining leaf veins, stamen, and petal edges. A central round medallion decorates the bttom of the inner chamber. The carvings on the lid of the box match up with the base. It measures 7" in diameter, 5.75" tall. Late Meiji, 1868-1912, or early Taisho period, 1912-1926.