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14 steps Yosegi Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako Traditional style [m14y]

14 steps Yosegi Mame 1 sun Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako Traditional style [m14y]

Price: US$49.00(tax included)

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Item description

*Marquetry (yosegi) patterns are differed by each puzzle boxes (not same as photos).
This puzzle box is made by reproducing the traditional Mame puzzle box structure.

Gimmick for opening the puzzle box : 14 steps Easy Gimmick
Moving panels and Slide keys : 4 panels / no keys

Outside size : 1.7x1.2x1.06 inch (43x30x27mm) << Very Tiny!
Inside storage space size : about 18 x 22 x 13 mm << Box inside size

Include Description (solution sheet) and the gift box

Very Tiny Japanese puzzle box. This is most small puzzle box in Hakone, Japan.
This puzzle box is opened by 14 steps (Open little by little in order). The Japanese puzzle box is made from only wood. "Mame" is meaning a "Beans" in Japanese. so it is meaning "This puzzle box is Small like a beans". The design is Yosegi-zaiku in Hakone, the pattern is differed by each boxes. This tiny puzzle box is made only by Hiroyuki Oka.

"The Japanese puzzle box (Himitsu-bako) is made only of wood, environmentally-friendly products. This a one of traditional art work of Japan. The origin goes back even to the Edo and Meiji era (1800s) in Japan. It has been handed down by the very few craftsmen. I am crafting full-time these puzzle boxes by myself. I had training for 10 years and I'm crafting these Japanese puzzle boxes and Yosegi-zaiku for over 20 years. All items are made in my workshop and shipped to you directly. I will promise that all boxes are of good quality. My Puzzle boxes will move smoothly, because I will check and test all puzzle boxes before shipping. If you have a question, Please feel free to ask me anything. Thank you!. Hiroyuki Oka"

The puzzle box outside (Length) size : 1 sun (Mame / 4.3cm / 1.70inch) , 2 sun (6.0cm / 2.35inch) , 3 sun (9.0cm / 3.54inch) , 4 sun (11.6cm / 4.56inch) , 5 sun (15.0cm / 5.90inch) , 6 sun (18.0cm / 7.00inch) , 7 sun (21.0cm / 8.25inch).


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