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Subject:Please yelp with Japanese tray inscription
Posted By: Martin V. Sun, Jan 10, 2021 IP: 2a01:cb05:8886:f400:


I was hoping someone could help with with the tomobako of what I believe to be an Edo period Japanese tea tray and its inscription.

Thanks for your time and any insight.

Subject:Re: Please yelp with Japanese tray inscription
Posted By: I.Nagy Mon, Jan 11, 2021

文政十 - 10th Year of Bunsei era (1827)
九大蓋 - Nine large lids (trays)
角硯蓋 - Square suzuributa lid (tray to serve appetizers and dried confectioneries)
意王亡月吉日 - On an Auspicious Day of Iōbō Month (Probably divination term, unknown to me)
大寶院 - Daihōin Temple ( Name of several Buddhist temples in Japan)

With regards,
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