5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka

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  • 5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka
  • 5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka
  • 5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka
  • 5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka
  • 5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka
  • 5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka

5.5 Sun 21 + 1 Step Namiura Japanese Puzzle Box by Yamanaka

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The Puzzle Box displays a beautiful Tsunami Wave inlay on the lid with

natural wood and yosegi inlays on the sides.  A floral pattern is displayed on the reverse.

Exterior measures approximately* 6.5 ×4.8 × 2.6 inches
Secret Compartment interior is approximately* 4.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 inches.

21 + 1 Steps are required to open this puzzle with a 5 Yen Coin hidden inside a small secret compartment within the lid.

Stamped with Mr. Yamanaka's studio.

Comes in cellophane wrapping and opening diagram.

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  • About the Artist Mr. Yamanaka
The Puzzle Box displays a beautiful Tsunami Wave inlay on the lid with

natural wood and yosegi inlays on the sides.  A floral pattern is displayed on the reverse.

Exterior measures approximately* 6.5 ×4.8 × 2.6 inches
Secret Compartment interior is approximately* 4.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 inches.

21 + 1 Steps are required to open this puzzle with a 5 Yen Coin hidden inside a small secret compartment within the lid.

Stamped with Mr. Yamanaka's studio.

Comes in cellophane wrapping and opening diagram.

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.


 
1936
Born in Odawara city
1973
Estimated as an Excellent craft engineer by Kanagawa prefecture.
1976
Authorized as a proprietor of an important cultural asset by Odawara city.
This is a first authorization in the category of Hakone woodcraft.
1978
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.
1980
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.
1986
Held his private art exhibition in Tokyo. Title; "Woodcraft through 100 years by 5 generations".
1987
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)