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Japanese Puzzle box - Himitsu bako-4.3sun Triangle 5steps Yosegi

Traditional Japanese Yosegi(Wood Mosaic)
size: One side 5.2inch(130mm) , height2.3 inch(Japanese 4.3sun size)

"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 with traditional Hakone town, 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 item is 5.2inch Triangle shape Japanese puzzle box.This box is opened by 5steps ,but You may be not able to open easily. If it moves in order, the lid will open to step-5th. 4.3sun is Japanese Measure,1sun is 3cm(1.18inch).The length of this box is 13cm(5.0inch).The insides of the box are also Triangle shapes. Marquetry of Japan(Yosegi) is used for the pattern of this box. Only natural wood(only natural woods color) is used for this marquetry(yosegi).The English instruction(solution to open) and the gift box are attached, Put Artist's seal.
Enjoy your challenge!.

*Marquetry(yosegi)patterns differ one item by one item.

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

Delivery: by Japan Post-Standard Air service 5-14days

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Hiroyuki Oka

Japanese Puzzle box (Himitsu bako)- TRIANGLE -Open by 5steps Yosegi


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