A double lozenge-shaped box, late 17th/early 18th Century.

One lozenge decorated with pavilions in landscapes, the other with scattered chrysanthemums, 13.6cm by 7.3cm by 6.3cm.

Characters inside the lid refer to the price code for the box.

1835 Inventory: “Japan Closet, Japan in the Glass case opposite the door(s), sic,    G. J A double diamond shaped Box with two divisions”.

1867 Inventory: “Cabinets, No 88 Japan Closet, A gold japan double diamond shaped box with 2 divisions”.

REFERENCE: JWA09063

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