lidded box (containers)

Body of a covered box with round sides and a flange around the wide mouth. It stands on a low foot, which is slightly bevelled. The upper exterior is painted with archaic patterns in red and white slip, which show similarities with the decoration on painted lacquer of the same period. A large chip on flange.

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