Japanese Maki-e Lacquer Ware Scroll Box. A very decorative Japanese lacquer ware box using the maki-e decorative technique.Note also the use of black lacquer to some of the mon increasing the contrast on those parts. There are two carrying handles and the top simply lifts off the base. The size of the box suggests it held a scroll, and it would date to the late Edo period. Some small losses and nibbles along the edges.
One handle has lost the decorative cover to the interior. Some shrinkage splits along the original joints, quite stable.Length: 37.8 cm (14 7/8 inch). Width: 9 cm (3 1/2 inch). Weight: 428 grams (before packing). If for any reason you are unhappy with your item please let us know as soon as possible, and we will do our best to put things right. The item "Antique Japanese Maki-e Lacquer Ware Scroll Box with Gilt Mon Edo Period" is in sale since Saturday, June 26, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Boxes". The seller is "blue_cherry_antiques" and is located in Lincoln. This item can be shipped worldwide.