Kobako in dark brown lacquer. In imitation of bamboo, the inner part is made of bamboo and the outer part of the box is made of kaki wood. It represents the cross section of a bamboo cane node with its light brown diaphragm slightly bulging in the center of the lid and stand. External layer of the bamboo cane representing the cellulosic fibers.
Bamboo, strong, flexible and fast growing, symbolizes strength, flexibility and prosperity.
Accompanied by its transport box.
Japan – Shôwa Era (1926-1989)
Diameter 2.95 inch (7.5 cm) – Height 1.18 inch (3 cm)