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Japanese Puzzle box - Himitsu bako 4 sun 4 steps Yosegi/kuzushi
A great idea for Christmas and other special occasions!
In Hakone and Odawara district of Kanagawa Prefecture, is known as "Traditional Puzzle Box (Trick Box)."
It is one of the woodwork handed down from old times in Japan. The origin goes back even to the Meiji era (1868 - ). These structures inherit the technology from the Karakuri house of the Ninja in the Edo period (1800s).
The trick box, with its advanced technological aspects, requires perseverance to manufacture. This Bushido (Samurai) spirits. Despite its intellectually fascinating design and function, The trick box is anything but mechanical, the feel and sound by which the wood runs are simple and gentle.
This is the charm of the Japanese puzzle box.
Handmade by Japanese craftman in Hakone.
This box is opened by 4 steps. This box have 3 slide panels. 4sun is Japanese Measure,1 sun is 3cm. The English instruction (solution to open) and the gift box areattached,Put Artist's seal.
Box outside Size : 115 x 82 x 53mm (Box inner space size : 76x 66x 38mm)
***Wood Mosaic(yosegi) patterns may be differed a little by each boxes.
Brand New : with Description(solution) and the gift box
Handmade in Japan