Vintage Black Lacquer Jewelry Box Hand Painted Flying Bird Japanese Trinket Souvenir
Sweet vintage black lacquer box with the image of a swallow ready to land on the branch of a flowering tree!
This has been hand painted with silver and gold paints against a back ground of black lacquer.
To my eye this has the look of The Depression Era but it could be earlier, maybe mid century.
This little gem is showing a bit of wear and does have some paint and lacquer loss (see last photo) There is also an issue with one of the hinges which does not allow the lid to close flush (see 4th photo for an example) I will price this to reflect the condition issues.
This has a working latch and it seems to have had a working lock at one point in time but I do not have a key for it.
There is some type of Japan Hallmark on the bottom which looks like it must be Mount Fuji
About 5 3/4" X 4 3/4" X 1 3/4"
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