Japanese Lacquer Hibashi Box

Very interesting retangular shape hi-bashi (tobacco smoker set) with three drawers, two burners on the top and a copper handle, in black lacquer decorated with a gilt lacquer hira maki-e torri, representing pine trees along a river and boats.
The hi-bachi is a small portable heating set in which were burned small pieces of charcoal.

Japon – XIXème siècle (fin EDO)
Hauteur 13,5 cm – Longueur 22 cm - Profondeur 12 cm