Large 7 Step Japanese Kikkou/Saya Japanese Puzzle Box

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  • Large 7 Step Japanese Kikkou/Saya Japanese Puzzle Box
  • Large 7 Step Japanese Kikkou/Saya Japanese Puzzle Box

Large 7 Step Japanese Kikkou/Saya Japanese Puzzle Box

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Due to this Puzzle being crafted as a limited edition or run, it is no longer available for sale. Regrettably we do not think it will be back in stock. Please view our other hard to find puzzles on our Karakuri Trick Box Page.

Beautiful Kikkou pattern on top and bottom with a Saya pattern on the sides.

Exterior of box measures 8.27 x 3.93 x 2.16 inches

Secret Compartment measures approximately 6.29 x 3.14 x 1.57 inches.

Opens very smoothly and has a high grade finish.

Is stamped with Mr. Yamanaka's hanko!

Will arrive in cellophane wrap and opening diagram.

*Currency can easily fit into this puzzle box..
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  • About the Artist Mr. Yamanaka
Due to this Puzzle being crafted as a limited edition or run, it is no longer available for sale. Regrettably we do not think it will be back in stock. Please view our other hard to find puzzles on our Karakuri Trick Box Page.

Beautiful Kikkou pattern on top and bottom with a Saya pattern on the sides.

Exterior of box measures 8.27 x 3.93 x 2.16 inches

Secret Compartment measures approximately 6.29 x 3.14 x 1.57 inches.

Opens very smoothly and has a high grade finish.

Is stamped with Mr. Yamanaka's hanko!

Will arrive in cellophane wrap and opening diagram.

*Currency can easily fit into this puzzle box..
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)