cosmetic container (personal adornment)

Part of a Kabuki actor's make-up set. Base of a small, round make-up container of lacquered wood. It is decorated with gilt designs on a black background consisting of saya pattern (variation of swastika), which is continued from the lid to the base, and mon (tsuuyou-chuu-otsu-tosakashiwa or similar) on the top of the lid. The matching lid is 11.10.61/1.13.

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