Box - Trinket Wood and Lacquer Finish Japanese

Production date
Circa 1930
Lacquer coated light weight wood rectangular lockable case with hinged lid. The sides are painted in a brown red colour with gold flowers and black leaves. The lid is painted in the same colour as the sides and has a floral scene for most of the width of the container. Colours in the painted oriental floral scene are blue, gold, green, white, silver and grey Tonings. The centre front of Case has a decorative silver metal lock mechanism surround. Inside the case and on the underneath surface of the case is plain and coated in Lacquer.
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Production date
Circa 1930
Paint, Lightweight wood, metal and Lacquer
Height: 49 x Width: 280 x Depth: 79 mm
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Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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