Various chips around the side and one or two cracks to the rim. In addition, the lid has warped meaning that it needs to be aligned correctly to sit true and shows a bit of a "smile" when doing so. Please see the photographs, more of which can be sent on request.
That said, the box is structurally stable, displays well and is of excellent quality and from one of the leading and most influential high-end retailers of the day. The item "A fine Japanese lacquer circular box, Meiji period, Siegfried Bing label" is in sale since Friday, February 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Boxes". The seller is "jorrocks1945" and is located in Yarm.
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