Vintage Japanese Lacquered Wooden Chabitsu Lidded Box
This is a Japanese vintage lacquered wooden box with a lid. It is a Chabitsu, a lidded container designed to store Sencha green tea utensils for the Japanese tea ceremony. This chabitsu lidded box has a characteristic reddish brown color. It is round and has curved cut-outs on the edge of both the box and the lid. The inside of the lid is decorated with a gold color maki-e picture of two ginkgo tree leaves and an inscription in red. This elegant lid can be used as a tray. A paper box is included.
Reddish brown, gold red
Characters: 今日 kyo today
Item weight: 1094 grams
Packed weight: 1794 grams
Approx. 28.5 cm wide x 12.3 cm tall (box approx.: 30.5
cm wide x 14.3 cm tall )
Good condition. Paper box: marks, stains, and torn paper. Wear and tear due to age. Please see the photos carefully.
This piece was purchased at the famous Osu Antique Market in Nagoya, Japan
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