Antique Japanese sewing box. Made of lacquered wood and inlaid with painted shells. Intended for export. Beautiful details of colorful pheasants and peony blossoms. There is a separate drop-in tray with many small compartments for sewing tools.
Age: Meiji Period (circa early 1900’s)
Dimensions: 5 1/8″ high x 15 3/8″ wide x 11 1/4″ deep (when closed)