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Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes

Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes

Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
Hokai boxes are traditionally used in Japan to store and carry shells for Kai-awase game in Edo and Meiji Period. Always in pair for the nature of the game, that is to find the matching halves of the shells, these storage containers with lids are fashioned in dark brown-black lacquer, supported by four slightly out-turned legs and decorated with elaborately engraved brass fittings. This pair will add a bespoken touch to any modern interior space due to the minimal exterior surface decoration. Well preserved from the Meiji-Taisho period circa early part of 20th century, he boxes still retain the original green ropes. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes”. The seller is “gallery-t” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: Japan
  • Age: 1900-1940
  • Primary Material: Wood
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Type: Boxes
  • Featured Refinements: Japanese Lacquer Box

Pair of Large Antique Japanese Hokai Lacquer Boxes
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