bonkei; box (containers); lid (containers)

Card box with a detachable lid containing two bonkei figures. The box is rectangular and is cream on the outer surface and white inside. The lid is rectangular and is cream on the outer surface and white inside. There is a printed inscription and a handwritten inscription on the top. One of the bonkei figures is of a woman with a blue kimono, pink obi, red apron and is holding a round basket. The other bonkei figure is of a man with a green basket on his head. He is wearing a blue kimono and is carrying a number of objects.

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