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Meiji Era Lacquer Craftsman's Tool Chest Historical Artifact Tansu box drawers

Meiji Era Lacquer Craftsman's Tool Chest Historical Artifact Tansu box drawers

Regular price $235.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $235.00 USD
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Meiji Era Lacquer Craftsman's Tool Chest - A Historical Artifact
For sale is a unique piece of history, a lacquer craftsman's tool chest from the Meiji period. This antique box, with its thick layers of lacquer accumulated over years of diligent use, stands as a testament to the artisan's daily life and dedication to their craft.

While on the surface, it appears as a humble tool chest, the countless marks and coatings of lacquer have transformed it into an art piece, telling a story of its own. It's a fusion of function and art, where every stain and every layer speaks to the passage of time and the hands that once worked with it.

This item is not just a tool chest—it's a canvas that has been painted by time and toil, an inadvertent piece of art that symbolizes the enduring legacy of traditional Japanese craftsmanship. A conversation piece in any collection, it invites viewers to ponder the countless stories it holds within its worn frame.

Height: 24.5cm
Weight: 2930g

Condition: used / There are scratches and dirt and wood cracks due to age.


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It will be shipped by FedEx or Japan post depending on the delivery area.
Japan post :4-12days

-----Return policy-----
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----- About used artifacts and antiques----
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Some items are over 100 years old.
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  • shipping policy

    Mainly Fedex shipping.
    Arrival date: 3-6days

  • Return policy

    You have 30 days after receiving your item to request a return.