Japanese Black & Gold Maki-e Lacquer Trinket Jewellery Box Ornate Metal Corners
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Japanese Black & Gold Maki-e Lacquer Trinket Jewellery Box Ornate Metal Corners:
This is for abeautiful old antique Japanese box with a black and gold lacquer finish that is known as Maki-E. The black background is covered with an unusual pattern in gold lacquer paint that depicts peony flowers with swirls of fine tendrils and bubbles. The box has its original metal corners that are also decorated and of course are there to re enforce the box. It has a metal catch at the front that has a handle and a bar that is hinged and locates to the centre of the metal below so the box can be locked shut.The catch has its original red thread tassle and inside the box is the original tray that sits near the top of the interior. It is a well made box that isin absolute excellent condition with no damage to it anywhere and no loss of decoration. It has a handle at either end and one of the bars is missing and needs replacing but thats all. It measures 57mm (2.25") x 43mm (1.75") and stands 44mm (1.75") tall. Please check out all the other antique smoking and writing implements, scientific and optical instruments, art deco and art nouveau items and all the other vintage ladies and gentlemans accessories we are selling on this week. We will always combine items together to reduce postage costs.
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