A black lacquer large cigarette box
By Makizawa Shichinojo (b.1880) for the Dunhill-Namiki Company, 20th century
Decorated in gold, white and slight-coloured takamakie, the hinged cover with two long-tailed goldfish swimming in a lotus pond, the sides depicting ayu swimming among other water plants, the interior divided into three compartments, with silver rims, signed Namiki kan Shobi with kao. 5.1cm x 25cm x 11.8cm (2in x 9 13/16in x 4 5/16in).
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