12” x 9 x 5-1/2"
with golden Ceylon satinwood trim
Artwork - Pigmented
Finish - Eighteen coats of
clear lacquer and polished to a high luster
Solid brass Brusso hinges
The box is an emerald
cut shape on a beveled foundation.
The underside of the
top is vaulted in the inverse shape of the top side.
The wood is ebonized cherry (cherry dyed
black) with eighteen coats of clear lacquer and polished
to a high luster.
The artwork is derived from an antique
Japanese lacquer box from the Meiji era (1800’s),
a pigmented epoxy inlay poured into a shallow carving,
giving it a raised or embossed appearance.
bottom is dark green velvet.
Brusso 95 degree hinges
allow the top to remain upright when open.