Very pretty Japanese export lacquered jewelry box. Lovely fine design, of foliage and bird, hand painted in gold on the top. I believe it dates from early 20th century. It has a working lock and an associated key.
Inside there is a tray with compartments.
The box is in very good condition for its age, with only a small bit of damage to the lacquer along the bottom edge of the sides, a little on the base (underside of the box) and a few very tiny indentations here and there. The design on the top is still very striking and has not been rubbed.
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The box measures 7.5 inches (19 cm) x 5.75 inches (14.5cm) x 3.25 inches (8cm) high.
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