This lovely box is Japanese and was probably made during the 1920s-30s for the export market. The square box is black lacquered and the lid is decorated with leaves (possibly acer leaves) & berries in orange, bronze & gold enamel. Inside the box are 4 small black lacquer rectangular trays each decorated with leaves and tendrils in orange & gilt enamel. Gorgeous & useful!
Total weight: 15.5ozs - 436gms
Dimensions of box: 7.09ins x 7.09ins x 2.56ins - 18cms x 18cms x 6.5cms
Dimensions of trays: 5.04ins x 504ins x 0.55ins - 12.8cms x 9.3cms x 1.4cms
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