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Native American & Antiquities - Day 1

Tue, Jun 18, 2024 02:00PM EDT
Lot 150

Japanese Meiji Lacquer Ryoshibako Box

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000

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Japanese Meiji gold lacquered Ryoshibako box, with silver mounts. Decorated with a Japanese garden scene.

Provenance: Gift to Louis W. Hill from Komura Jutaro, a passenger on the Hill's ship "Dakota;" collection of the James J. Hill Reference Library.

Dimensions: 5" x 9 1/2" x 8"

Condition: Box shows very little signs of wear. There is some minor loss to the black lacquer finish where the lid meets the bottom of the box.

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