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A RARE MISO AND SALT CONTAINER
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A RARE MISO AND SALT CONTAINER

EDO PERIOD (EARLY 18TH CENTURY)

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A RARE MISO AND SALT CONTAINER
Edo Period (Early 18th Century)
The rectangular shaped container with rounded corners divided into two compartments, each alternately with the inscriptions kata-miso-ire [hard miso container] and shi-ho-ire [salt container], decorated in nashiji and gold hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with aoi mon, the handle in nashiji, red lacquer interior and sparse nashiji base, some old wear
19.2cm. long
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