The silver box with dark hardwood insets and finely incised and inlaid in copper and gold to depict a cottage on a rocky outcrop above a riverbank, all below the monumental Mount Fuji. Artist signature CHIKUSHIN koku (carved by) to the base and two marks Miyamoto, relating to the company, and Jungin (sterling silver).
SIZE 13.6 x 10 x 4.7 cm
WEIGHT 385.1 grams
Condition: Superb condition with only minor wear.
Provenance: From an old French private collection. The Miyamoto Shoko company was established in 1880 and is still in business to this day.