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A Pair of Edo Period Black and Gold Lacquer Samurai Helmet Boxes

£ 6,800.00


19th century




Height 18.00 inch. Diameter 18.50 inch.

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A pair of Edo period black and gold lacquer Samurai helmet boxes (Hakko Bako), each of ribbed cylindrical form with a lid, a black lacquer interior, green tasselled cord and four tapering square-section legs which support the sides of the box, all decorated with paulownia blossoms and scrolling flowerheads with engraved gilt mounts incised with further paulownia flowers. Japanese, early 19th century (Edo period 1615-1868).

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Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles has developed an extensive wealth of knowledge and is extremely passionate about the antique world so please feel free to contact us with any queries or questions.

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