ZN11009 Antique Japanese Paper Box, Horse Motif

Green box with horse images. This kind of one drawer box was used to keep medicine which the pharmacist carried to the home of the recipient. Usually they carry a few of them and it's not unusual to find them inside baskets strapped to the back of their bicycles. This particular one is bright and whimsical. Japanese, Taisho period. 4 3/4" x 7 3/4" x 9".X

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