Papered wood box, Edo, 19th century (Dealer: Sezuan antiques & art) – Originally coated in paper for protection but naturally peeled off for use in aesthetic aged condition. Probably a storage box for lantern, because of its form. With the family crest at front, and with the owner’s name, address, and hanging string at backside.
approx. 20.5 x 14cm (8.07-5.51in), H 27cm (10.62in)
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