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Zohiko Kyoto Lacquer and Gold Round Box

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Measures: 6" diameter X 2 5/8" tall

This circular box with fitting cover- decorated in gold or hiramaki-e is actually a Kogo or incense box. It is signed by the artist on the bottom and is in good vinatge condition with few superficial scratches. Although - not evident in the photographic images above the gold has started to green with age.

Established in the mid 1600s - Zohiko is the name of the Kyoto lacquer ware shop and produces the finest quality of this traditional Japanese craft. These are completed entirely made by hand and take months to complete. The process is further prolonged if the hiramaki-e or gold decoration is applied.

The box is made of cypress wood - covered in several coats of blackened lacquer - decorated with the gold and then polished multiple times. These are expensive peices to make and sell for a few hundred dollars when new.

It comes with the original paperwork.

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Mailing items will - most certainly - cost more than I charge. If - in the rare event - they dont I refund extra cost above $2.00.

Shipping on Furniture and Larger Mirrors: Where you live with respect to New York City will determine the manner of – how - when and the actual charges will be - so please contact me directly so I can better determine an accurate method.

Of course - I pack items very well and strive to keep charges at the lowest possible cost. Any gross overcharges on shipping and packing will be refunded. This would be most applicable to any larger item for reasons stated above.

If an item breaks - I will need you to take clear pictures and keep the item and packaging until the matter has been resolved with the shipping carrier.

If you live on the West Coast - some items - can take up to a week - as I try to keep shipping cost reasonable.

THE SHIPPING IS FOR 48 USA STATES - ALASKA AND HAWAII PLEASE ASK FOR QUOTE. I am now shipping items outside the US . If you are seriously interested in purchasing an item please contact me by email so I can obtain and provide an accurate shipping price quote.
Mailing items will - most certainly - cost more than I charge. If - in the rare event - they dont I refund extra cost above $2.00.

Shipping on Furniture and Larger Mirrors: Where you live with respect to New York City will determine the manner of – how - when and the actual charges will be - so please contact me directly so I can better determine an accurate method.

Of course - I pack items very well and strive to keep charges at the lowest possible cost. Any gross overcharges on shipping and packing will be refunded. This would be most applicable to any larger item for reasons stated above.

If an item breaks - I will need you to take clear pictures and keep the item and packaging until the matter has been resolved with the shipping carrier.

If you live on the West Coast - some items - can take up to a week - as I try to keep shipping cost reasonable.

THE SHIPPING IS FOR 48 USA STATES - ALASKA AND HAWAII PLEASE ASK FOR QUOTE. I am now shipping items outside the US . If you are seriously interested in purchasing an item please contact me by email so I can obtain and provide an accurate shipping price quote.

Zohiko Kyoto Lacquer and Gold Round Box

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
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