This Puzzle Box has a beautiful Asinoko Zougan inlay on the lid with a floral design on the reverse.
Requires 7 steps to unveil the hidden space.
Measures* 4.6 x 3.25 x 2 inches
Secret Compartment measures approximately * 3.2 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches
Comes with opening directions and cellophane wrapping.
This information was offered to us directly from a Japanese website and appears exactly as it appears on that site
Profile of Shigeo Yamanaka
The 4th Master of YAMANAKA KUMIKI WORKS INC.
|Born in Odawara city
|Estimated as an Excellent craft engineer by Kanagawa prefecture.
|Authorized as a proprietor of an important cultural asset by Odawara city.
This is a first authorization in the category of Hakone woodcraft.
|Held his private art exhibition at Tokyo Matsuya Department Store. Title; "Molding of Kumiki" Awarded for his excellent work by the president in the Industrial Design competition held by Kanagawa prefecture.
|Awarded for his excellent work by the president of NHK in the 12th Japan traditional craft exhibition.
Appointed as a judge of craft skill by Kanagawa prefecture.
Awarded for his contribution to Odawara city.
|Held his private art exhibition in Tokyo. Title; "Woodcraft through 100 years by 5 generations".
|Authorized as a prominent craftsman by Kanagawa prefecture.
Other information of his backgrounds.
- Demonstrated his craft skill in front of the Princess Michiko (Empress Michiko of Today) in the 8th World Craft conference.
- Demonstrated his skill in front of Ms. Zhou(spouse of past Zhou Enlai)