Japanese sewing box, hari-bako, Taisho

Japanese sewing box, hari-Bako wood with lacquer finish.  The unusual squares of different hue gives it an “Art Deco” look which corresponds with the age of the piece.  Used to be a utilitarian furniture in a Japanese home, it’s now sought after for other functions like storing jewelry. 

In good condition with all parts working. Measures 13”x 10 x 8”.