Japanese Meiji period lacquered tea caddy. The box of rectangular form decorated to the outside with five gilt fans depicting various scenes with floral notes. When opened, the box reveals a beautiful blossoming pomegranate fruit decoration spanning across the top of the two tea canisters. Each tea caddy with half of the scene with a base black lacquer covering the rest of the boxes. The inside of the lid featuring a beetle, spider and wasp. Each box with a soft metal lining. The box comes without a key. Dating to the Meiji period 1868-1912 circa 1900.
Measurements | 14cm High x 28.5cm Wide x 15.5cm Deep (5.51 x 11.22 x 6.1 Inches)
Condition | Good, Some small chipping / minor damages to the lacquer. No restoration.