This box was made by Andoh Shippoh =. During 1905 - 1935 in Japan. Its name and the symbol is engraved on the outside surface of the bottom (photo #6). The seal of Ando Shippo is stuck on the back of the lid of the original wooden box (photo #11). It was made by a technique called "Tsuiki-Jippoh", whereby heaped-up enamels are applied to bare copper body.The technique was invented in 1905 and used until 1935 in Japan, i. Very short period of time between late Meiji early Showa. It shows exquisite craftsmanship and the quality of the work is amazing. It is in excellent condition.
This box itself is so splendid like a jewelry. Is decorated with "Japanese plum tree in blossom". Apanese people see and smell it, they feel the end of winter and the. This motif has been a very. Motif in many fields such as calligraphy, painting.
Ikebana and so forth in Japan. You may have seen those. Condition as a cloisonné box made.
No chips, cracks or dings on the cloisonné enamels or brasses. Igns of aging are seen on the clothes inside the box, which is consistent with the age, e. Worn parts (photo #8 10). The seal of Ando Shippo is stuck on the back of the lid (photo #11). It is made of paulownia wood, which is best to keep valuable artifacts in safe for long time.Approximate Size: Height: 8.5 cm / 3.3 in Width: 16.0. Cm / 6.3 in. Depth: 22.5 cm / 8.9 in.
Approximate Weight: 1,070 g / 37.7 oz. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Europe / Middle East: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Turkey. China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Macau, Malaysia. Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.Important notice to international buyers.