This lovely round Japanese lacquer box, c. 1920s, is the most perfect warm shade of orange, and features a design of three cranes on top rendered in gold, black and silver, in very slight relief. Inside are five lacquer bowls of diminishing size, one inside the next. A very elegant piece that would hold its own amid any collection of beautiful boxes.
3 1/4" in diameter and 2 5/8" tall. It is in very good condition, with a few small scratches to the lacquer on the exterior of the box and interior bowls; some darkening to the lacquer on a couple of the interior bowls; and one small crack in the lacquer on the bottom of the exterior-- all as pictured, and pretty minor; I don't think these detract from the overall beauty of this piece. I have not touched the lacquer on this but think it could be cleaned a bit.