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RARE JAPANESE EDO PERIOD IRON TINDER BOX LIGHTER – HIUCHIBAKO NETSUKE

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this rare Japanese Edo period  (1615-1868) Circa 1780 , Iron & Mixed metal Hiuchibako Netsuke / Tinder box depicting scenes of a temple building with a large tree in the background, and stood amidst rocky outcrops, the tree highlighted in Silver and the temple highlighted in Gold, the reverse has a hanging eye to attach to a cord or pouch, it would appear that this object would have been carried in much the same way as a Netsuke and probably by a smoker or warrior in order to have the ability to provide a spark to create a flame , a very interesting find in great condition , a most unusual addition to your Japanese works of art collection .

Condition report:

Good used condition

Approximate size:

Height: 1.3″   3.4 cm

Width: 1.7″    4.5 cm

Depth: 0.9″   2.3 cm

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item.

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