Japanese Wood Lined Cigarette Box - DRAGONS and CRANES for sale
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For your consideration is this lovely Japanese Wood Lined Cigarette Box. Dimensions are 6" left to right x 1/4" front to back x 2" high. This type of box was originally used to store cigarettes. You can use it for that or as trinket or jewelry box. The top has an undulating dragon in high relief along with two Japanese Words or characters. The sides are embossed with flying cranes over water design. What is so nice about the this design is that part of the wings of the cranes are on the side panels and the tips of the wings are on the hinged lid. They line up perfectly. The bottom is marked "Made in Japan". The condition is very good. The inside wood liner is in excellent undamaged condition. The inside of the lid is bright gold. The outside could use light cleaning ~ I did not want to damage the finish by using my cleaning methods, so will leave that to new owner. No dings or dents to the metal. Really great oriental box. Please be aware my photos are considered part ofthe listing description and are based on my own knowledge, experience andresearch. Statements, regarding maker, age, origin. Etc., particularly onunmarked pieces, should be evaluated and confirmed by you the buyer as thefinal judge. Please ask questions to help in you evaluation. We also encourageand gladly accept corrections from knowledgeable buyers which only serve to makeus better sellers and serve you better. HAPPY SHOPPING!Each item isinspected very closely; we note all defects and damages. All items are sold in"as is, as found in" condition. We do not offer standard returnpolicy, but if there are any problems with an item purchased please contact usimmediately so that we can handle the situation to which makes both partieshappy. Please ask questions in plenty of time before auctions end, so that wecan send you more photos or answer your question in timely manner. Pleaseread our feedback as we try to provide the upmost satisfaction to ourcustomers.Payment mustbe sent within days. Items are shipped within days of payment. The items weare selling are pre-owned, vintage or antique, and, as such, are subject towear consistent with age and use. We have tried to accurately describe anydamage or issues that may impact the value of the piece. Flaws orinconsistencies that occurred during the manufacture of the piece often timesunder less than ideal conditions are not considered to be damage and will notbe listed.Examples of this may include, but are not limited to: Glass items straw marks, mold marks, dirt and/or ash fired intothe body of the ware, air bubbles, color variations, size variations, patternirregularities, scratches on the base, etc.Pottery items uncleaned seamlines, nicks or chips in the clay body that have been painted/glazed over whenfirst produced, errant brush strokes, dirt and/or debris fired in the glaze,small glaze pops, kiln kisses, color variations, etc.DAMAGE IN SHIPPPING!If the item has been insured and if the itemarrives damaged please make claim directly with the U.S. Post office web siteUSPS.com. It is very easy and will save you the return postage on completely orpartially damaged items.
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