Japanese Lacquer Wood Box with Tokugawa Clan Crest, 19th Century
This ornately decorated black and gold lacquer box bears the crest of a prominent Japanese family from the samurai era; the Tokugawa. The box is fitted with brass corner attachments and closures, also featuring ornate floral detailing popular to this time.
|Type||Box, Trinket Box|
|Materials||Lacquer, Wood, Brass|
|Marks||No Discernible Maker’s Mark|
|Number of Items||1|
|Additional Information||This box is made up of three pieces in total: the main container, a shallow inner tray, and the lid.|
- scratches and indentations to surface; missing brass corner fitting; tarnish to brass fittings and closures; chipping of lacquer; missing nails for brass fittings and loose fittings.