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Japanese Puzzle box - Himitsu bako-Mame22steps Pure Natural wood

**6kinds Natural woods are used for this puzzle box**
outside size : 1.7x1.2x1.2 inch (43x30x30mm)

"Himitsu Bako" is one of the woodwork handed down from old times in Japan. The origin goes back even to the Meiji era(1868~).If the whole surface of a square box or a part is moved in order, the lid opens.With this mechanism, it is truly a puzzle!.also the puzzle box is decorated withtraditional Hakone-cho, Odawara district artwork.The mosaic and wood inlaid work a traditional handicraft are used.the marquetry and wood inlaid work serves as the pattern for the box,and it is thinly sliced and pasted on the box.

Metal parts are not used at all for making of this box. This is made from ONLY! wood.

This puzzle is 1.7inch small Japanese puzzle box.This box is opened by 22steps. when it moves in order, the lid panel will be opened by step-22th. this mechanism is opened little by little in order,and the lid opens by the 22nd.and this box is made from 6kinds Natural wood. Six kinds woods are used for six side of this puzzle box. "Mame" means beans in Japanese. That is, it is very small. The English instruction(solution to open) and the gift box are attached, Put Artist's seal.

Brand New: with Description(solution) and the gift box

Delivery : Japan Post Standard AIR service 5--14days

Meet the owner of tomomaru.

Hiroyuki Oka

Japanese Puzzle box (Himitsu bako)- 1.7inch Open by 22steps 6kind Pure Wood

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Material: wood
  • Feedback: 633 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from Odawara, Japan
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