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Posted 1 year ago

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Songwriter53
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This wooden box has writings but I don't know what it reads, I don't even know what it was used for maybe for a snuff bottle or maybe for someone's ashes ? just speculating

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  1. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Can't tell how big it is, but Japanese boxes like this often held some sort of item by a skilled craftsman. You see lots of cloisonne silver-wire stuff sold in boxes like this. Too bad you don't have what was inside.
  2. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 1 year ago
    true . looks old what are those marks do you know?
  3. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 1 year ago
    4-1/2 tall- 7-1/2 wide
  4. geo26e geo26e, 1 year ago
    Songwriter53, this is just a gift box (not for ashes! lol). The 2 large Chinese characters means 'respectfully presented to you' - pronounced 'Jun Chi'. The smaller list of writings on the left are names, presumably, the gift givers. Looking at the padding inside the box, it was for holding pottery/glass or some kind of breakable object. It was not a wedding or birthday gift because the linings is pink rather than red. Appears to be a 20th century piece. Hope my comments help. George
  5. Songwriter53 Songwriter53, 1 year ago
    lol that was funny .. thank you George, I appreciate the information you have given , someone also said it was a dedication to the head of a factory , i don't know what he meant by that ,,,, Thank again have a great day

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