This traditional Japanese writing box or "Suzuri Bako" from the early 1900's is exquisite. Hand woven herringbone bamboo is inlaid with engraved fan-shaped plaques of silver and bronze.
The interior is black lacquer, with a space for a wet ink stone for calligraphy. The bottom paper drawer slides both directions. This wonderful antique could also be a jewelry box.
Size is 6" x 4" and 3" tall.
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