A Pair of Nagasaki Lacquered and Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Urn Form Knife Boxes

Edo Period, Circa 1800

Height: 29" Diameter: 12"

Inventory Number 8418-207





The stepped lid surmounted by an elongated finial, opening to reveal a fitted interior; the exterior fully decorated with exotic birds and floral sprays.

Additional Information

An identical example can be seen at The Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA.