Set of Three 19th Century Japanese Cloisonne Boxes c1875

£95.00 $124.34 Product Code: 2018112730

Date & Origin 

Japan, c1875. Meiji period.

Condition

Age related wear as shown, the copper bases are torn in places as shown.

Dimensions 

Height: 5.2cm Diameter: 8.2cm. The largest example.

Weight

327 grams combined

Technical Description 

A set of three 19th century Japanese cloisonne boxes. The boxes are in graduating size and fit comfortably within each other. The boxes are decorated with green enamel and copper mica decoration, the rims and bases are copper. 

Historical Relevance 

Hand-blown around the time Japan began using the Gregorian calendar on the first of January 1873.

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