Japanese Meiji period ivory pill box
Ref. No. cw063
A Japanese Meiji period ivory pill box with incised leopards.
From the bare essential to the most clever and cunning with secret draws to hide ones valuables or keep the servants from stealing the tea or just fantastic travelling cases full of gold and silver fitments. Tea caddies in the 18th and 19th century to Travelling boxes for the travelling gentry and serving officers on overseas duty.
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