The jewellery box is shaped as a grand piano with a black lacquer finish. The lid has been hand-painted with a Japanese scenery. Within the scenery are inlaid pieces of mother of pearl, which is a lovely feature.
The lid fastens with a metal clasp. The lid lift on a hinge to reveal a red, felt lined jewellery storage with a dancing ballerina. As she dances in front of a right angled mirror Brahm's Lullaby is played. There is also a flat mirror for use. The ballerina has golden hair and a golden dress with a white, netted tutu.
The sound produced is beautiful. The keys of the piano also lift to reveal a bracelet storage compartment, also red felted.The winder is underneath the box. It is marked: FOREIGN underneath.
Through time it has acquired a patina, which enhances it's character and appearance. Width: 18.5cm (7 1/4). Depth: 21.5cm (8 1/2). If you have any questions please let me know. Please take some time to look at some of our other items.
The item "Vintage Japanese Black Lacquer Hand-Painted & Pearl Piano Musical Jewellery Box" is in sale since Wednesday, December 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Boxes". The seller is "ninexartandantiques" and is located in Sutton-in-Ashfield. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, Russian federation.