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No-Bento Edo p. Japanese Picnic Set of Lacquer boxes

No-Bento Edo p. Japanese Picnic Set of Lacquer boxes


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 1375939

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A complex makie design covers this lacquered picnic set. It has a handle shaped like Mt. Fuji for ease of carrying, and contains a sake cup decorated with a shojo sake-sprite by famous painter and literati Hanabusa Iccho. All about are lattice designs and scrolling florals with blossoming peony. Edo period (18th-19th century) there is some wear to the lacquer typical of use, but it was obviously well cared for. It is 32.5 x 19 x 33 cm (12-3/4 x 7-1/2 x 13 inches).