Lot 0046

1910s Japanese cloisonne POSTAL STAMP BOX dragon

Rather unusual early Showa period (1910s) Japanese cloisonne stamp box, its hinged cover decorated with an undulating dragon in flight among numerous stylized clouds. The dragon is looking at a flaming roundel containing a single character HODOKO, which can be translated as “give/bestow/alms”. Beautifully made, black enamel background with fine... more
20 Feb 2020
USA, New York

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