This is an antique lunch box or bento. Made in the 19th Century in Japan of woven bamboo with a red lacquer hand painted decoration.
It has 3 tiers the upper one divided into sections. It would make a great sewing box or craft box.It has had some sensitive repairs and restoration see photos. There are lacquer losses see photos. Please take a look at our other items. Classic Brocante is a husband and wife team, Franc and Karen Jackson. We are based in Rugby, England, which is conveniently situated for both UK and European travel.
Classic Brocante sources, buys and sells vintage, antique and unusual items including jewellery, kitchenalia, collectables, curios and bric-a-brac. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality items to buyers around the world and ensuring that our listings are as accurate as possible. The item "Antique Japanese Bento Box 19th Century Meiji Red Lacquer 3 Tier Hand Painted" is in sale since Friday, March 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Boxes".
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