Tôji kobako

Stylized kobako in fundame lacquer, signed by Tôji.  The inside is in red lacquer.

Kobakos (“little boxes”) are often adorned with harmonious decors and sceneries inspired by Japanese fauna and flora. Japanese artists play with shapes and materials with accuracy and thoroughness akin to silverware.

Japan – Edo ( 1615 – 1868 )

Size : 0.8 x 2.20 inch