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Gold-lacquered covered box - Meiji Period
A gold-lacquered covered box of rectangular form with silver rims and rich nashiji within. An aerial view reveals a detailed temple complex by the banks of a winding river. Misty clouds in low relief sprinkled with gold kirikane, disclose plum trees with vibrant red-lacquered flowers and gnarled pine trees nearby. Length, 5.5"; width, 3.5". Meiji Period.