Japanese iron box signed Fujii Yoshitoyo Damascene Co. Meiji period

Japanese iron box signed Fujii Yoshitoyo Damascene Co. Meiji period

Code: 10090

Dimensions:

W: 10.8cm (4.3")H: 8cm (3.1")D: 8cm (3.1")

£3,500.00 Approx $4814.31, €4098.36

Japanese damascene iron box modelled as a hokai-bako with three drawers decorated with flowers, birds, temples and peacocks on a pine branch, worked in gold and silver on a plain matt black ground bearing the mark of Fujii Yoshitoyo Damascene Company, Meiji period 1868-1912.

Reference: 'Meiji no Takara 明治の宝 Treasure of Imperial Japan, the D. Khalili Collection', Metalwork part I, Vol. II, no. 37.