1. Nambam Tonkotsu

An extremely unusual Tonkotsu (tobacco box) carved from elm wood, decorated on three sides, with various ancient coins from different periods, one of particular interest having the double British lion. The side with two rectangular signature plaques, has one unused and one faint signature, below which is probably the artists lacquer seal

Japan, 17th/18thcentury.
4 x 4 inches , 10.1 x 10.1cm

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