Fine set of four late 19th century black lacquer and gold decorated nesting boxes, of complex shape, the two smaller boxes fit snugly into the larger ones, lined with felt inside.
Japan, Meiji period, circa 1880.
Perfect for jewellery or small objects.
Why we like them
The intricacy of detail of the polychrome and gilt decoration is simply astonishing, a wonderfully decorative and useful item.
In excellent antique condition, minor wear to decoration.
Set of Four Antique Japanese Lacquer Jewellery Boxes
Height: 3.5 cm / 1.5 in
Width: 9.5 cm / 3.75 in
Depth: 12.5 cm / 5 in