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17A41 Wooden Lacquered Make-up Box Urushi Makie

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Item#:
17A41
Material: Lacquered Wood
Age: Late Meiji period (1890's-1910's)
H: 10.63 inches, W: 10.82 inches, D: 10.82 inches
Price: $350.00
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Product Description

This is an antique Japanese lacquer Kesho Bako, make-up box. It is decorated with beautiful Makie with Nashiji technique. 2 round designs are family crests. The one with swirling design is called Mitsu Tomoe which is a comma-like swirl symbol. It closely resembles the usual form of a magatama (comma-shaped bead). Other floral design is called Hoshi/Kuyo which is star symbol and known as talisman. Having 2 family crests, this should be a gift for marriage.

There are 2 holes on top for mirror stand (It does not come with mirror stand and mirror). It has some stains, chips, splits and coatings came off.

It measures that W 27.5, D 27.5, H 27 cm (W 10.82, D 10.82, H 10.63 inches)