It appears that some of the silver may have had a gold wash which has worn through in places and can be seen in others. No bad damage or repairs seen.The box looks to be original. Please let your knowledge and expertise be your guide.
The silver was rub and acid tested. Please review the photos for a detailed visual description and read this listing completely. Thank you for considering this item. The item "Antique Black Lacquered Japanese Kodansu Box Sterling Door Hinges & Appliqués" is in sale since Tuesday, November 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes".The seller is "johnsflauction-us" and is located in Saint Augustine, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.