JAPAN - EDO Period (1603-1868), 18th century
Rectangular shaped suzuribako in natural wood decorated in hira maki-e of gold and brown lacquer with two mirror backs. The back of the lid is decorated with the reverse side of the mirrors and a mirror on a gold nashiji background. On the reverse side of the stone the inscription "Chu son san yu ei mon"
Size: 18.4 x 8 cm. 7.5 x 3 in.
Cracks and splinters and the mizuhire is missing
Expert: Cabinet PORTIER