Mid Edo period, 17th-18th century
Height: 35 cm
This black lacquered antique ebira is decorated on the front side with a gold lacquer family crest (kamon) with ishidatami (paving stone) design. High quality level engraved metal kanamono have been applied to decorate and protect all corners and borders.
The back side is covered with stenciled dear skin and a belt made of same leather is tied to the sides.
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