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Name: JAPANESE TAISHO PERIOD ROYAL PRESENTATION LACQUER BOX
SOLD
Inventory #: SA-37
Description: Japanese Taisho Period small lacquer box in the shape of 2 intersecting boxes. The box is done in gold lacquer with some silver lacquering. The making of the box included most of the lacquering techniques such as NASHIJI, MAKIE, TAKA MAKIE, KIRIGANE, etc. The front box has the design of bamboo in the fog with the 16 petal chrysanthemum crest of the royal family and the back box has cherry blossoms in the fog. The box comes in its original wooden storage box which states (inside) that the box was presented to someone by the Taisho Empress in the 13th year of Taisho (1925). the edges of the top and bottom of the box are trimmed in silver. The box measures 4 1/4" wide by 4" tall by 1 3/8" depth.
Age: Taisho Period (1912-1926)
Size: 4 1/4"W by 4"T
Price: Sold