Edo Period Japanese Bento Box Ebonized Wood Black Lacquer 2-tier. For your consideration is a RARE and interesting Japanese box.An early Bento box or food container in two tiered sections. Ebonized or black lacquered wood with finely elaborated brass or copper alloy hardware: hinges, locks and handle. Encrusted ox bone white circle with concentric black lines symbol, a "Kamon" possibly related to a noble Japanese family. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS! 7.75" tall x 5.25" diameter (across). Weighs about 1.5 lbs. Small and unobtrusive natural cracks on the wooden top with possibly very old repairs, altogether commensurate with age and use.
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We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. The item "RARE Antique 18th c. Edo Japanese Bento Box Ebonized Wood Black Lacquer 2-tier" is in sale since Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes". The seller is "imeon" and is located in Spring, Texas.
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