THIS LISTING IS FOR AN UNUSUAL ANTIQUE JAPANESE CHINOISIERE BLACK LACQUER PAPIER MACHE LETTER HOLDER WITH GILT DECORATION WITH FIGURES. BLACK LACQUERED PAPIER MACHE BODY WITH BEAUTIFULLY HAND PAINTED WITH ELABORATE GILT OVERLAY WITH FIGURES IN FOREGROUND AND BACKGROUND WITH VILLAGE SCENE. HAS HOLE AT TOP FOR HANGING. MEASURES 9 1/8" LONG (AT BACK), 4 1/2" LONG (AT FRONT), 9 1/4" WIDE AND 2" DEEP. THE OVERALL CONDITION IS VERY GOOD COMMENSURATE WITH AGE WITH LOVELY AGED PATINA.
ONE OF THE FIGURES HAS FAINT FACE PAINT AND MINOR PAINT LOSS IN THE LACQUER ON THE EDGES AROUND THE HANGING HOLE (SEE PHOTOS). NO OTHER NOTED DAMAGE OR FLAWS.
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