Bento Box with Urushi-nuri
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(Urushi is a lacquer made from poison oak sap, poisonous while wet and completely non-poisonous once fully dry. )
Beautiful wild honey colored depth.
pristine, never used condition
with one set of chopsticks
Shunkei Nuri (Hida area, Gifu Prefecture)
Dento Koge (traditional Handicraft)
The last two photos are of similar items on sale right now at a posh store in the NeWoman buildng at Shinjuku.
See more Japan souvenirs in my album here:
More added from time to time. Big house cleaning.