Japanese silver box modelled as a hokai-bako which opens to reveal the interior drawers lined in emerald green velvet, the top decorated in katakiribori with a ho-o bird (a mythical phoenix), signed Miyamoto 宮本 and Jungin 純銀 (pure silver), Meiji period (1868-1912).
The Miyamoto Shoko Company of Tokyo was founded in 1890 by Masaru Miyamoto and became renowned for his high quality silverware. He became Purveyor to The Imperial Household in 1899 as many fine pieces were purchased from the company who still continues to supply the Imperial Family of Japan today.
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