Antique Japanese Round Black Lacquer Box with Wheels in Flowing Stream
Antique Japanese Round Black Lacquer Box with Wheels in Flowing Stream
Antique Japanese Round Black Lacquer Box with Wheels in Flowing Stream

Japanese black lacquer covered round sweetmeat box with takamakie (raised lacquer), MOP and ceramic inlay design of wheels half submerged in a flowing stream- a motif popular in Heian times (794 - 1185), when people would submerge cart wheels in water to prevent them from drying out.

Period
Second half of the 19th century
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
4" h x 8" diam
10.16 cm h x 20.32 cm diam
Item #
A4666
Pricing

$3,800