Japanese Gold & Silver-Lacquer. Wood Kobako Incense Box Meiji Period late 19th century. Of rectangular box with rounded corners hand decorated Kobako gold-lacquered wood incense box, depicting in gold a Green Lace Leaf Japanese Maple Tree along the river band with the crossing bridge, continued gold ground landscape. With the lid opening to reveal large single compartment painted in rusty color mercury gold flakes. Set with-in silver frame. Each bottom portion painted with continued pattern. Overall very good condition, top surface depends on the angle show minor shallow scratch like marking, not visible under certain light, approximately 2 mm. Cut like mark to the side. Shows bottom scratches & minor bottom chip to lacquered wood. Interior clean, lid’s inside panel show minor lacquer wear. Comes with fitted box, item unsigned. Highly Gentle Wood Article. Height 2 1/4 in. Rectangular measurements 6 1/32 in. By 4 3/4 in. The item “Japanese Gold & Silver-Lacquer Painted Wood Kobako Incense Box Meiji Period” is in sale since Friday, April 24, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes”. The seller is “zagaguly” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Boxes
- Featured Refinements: Japanese Lacquer
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Wood, lacquer
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Gold