Ships' Writing Box from Sakata

$3,500.00
  • Ships' Writing Box from Sakata
  • Ships' Writing Box from Sakata
  • Ships' Writing Box from Sakata
  • Ships' Writing Box from Sakata

Ships' Writing Box from Sakata

$3,500.00

Mae bako (ship's writing box).  Hardware distinctive to Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.

  • Keyaki - Japanese elm wood
  • Hand forged iron hardware
  • Shunkei lacquer
  • Meiji Era (1868-1912)
  • 20.25" x 8.25" x 12" (width, height, depth) 
Conserved by Shibui for the Northern American climate.
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