Asian Art - Letter box, Japan

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Letter box
Wood, lacquer
Late 19th century
9" (22.8 cm) wide by 5.5" (14 cm) high by 2" (5 cm) deep

A box used to hold letters is adorned with the branches of a tree where a small finch perches among the leaves of fall. In good shape with a bit of scuffing around the edges and a stable crack in one corner.


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