Japanese Medicine Boxes

by Tansu Design

Sale
$1,750.00 $2,450.00

A pair of Japanese black lacquer medicine boxes with copper lettering of the owner, Seinsuke. Medicine salesman would carry the boxes on each end of a pole resting on his shoulders and go door to door selling his wares. Meiji period, circa 1890s. Bound with blue rope and adorned with hand made copper hardware.

9"w x 14"d x 12"h

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