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14 steps Yosegi/Natural Hinoki wood 4 sun Wide Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [w14yn4]

14 steps Yosegi/Natural Hinoki wood 4 sun Wide Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [w14yn4]

Price: US$79.90(tax included)

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Item description

*The Marquetry (yosegi) patterns of top/bottom panels are differed by each puzzle boxes.

Gimmick for opening the puzzle box : 14 steps
Moving panels and Slide keys : have 3 panels / 2 keys
Outside size : 4.60 x 4.05 x 1.96 inch (117 x 103 x 51 mm)
Inside storage space size : 3.00 x 3.34 x 1.41 inch (77 x 85 x 36 mm)

Include Description (solution sheet) and the gift box

This puzzle box is opened by 14 steps. This puzzle box has a wider width than a normal puzzle box.
The design is Traditional Yosegi-zaiku (Top and Bottom panels). The side panels are made of Natural Hinoki wood and Purple heart wood. The Japanese puzzle box is made from only wood. This puzzle box is made 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).

Reviews

  • 5
    4 sun 14 steps
    By lippatrice
    another beautiful creation with this himitsu bako in a completely new format for a himitsu bako. the smell of hinoki wood is very pleasant when you open the box. the yosegi comes out very well with this light wood that looks like ivory.beautiful contrast with this strip of purple heart.the keys and the panel slide perfectly without constraint.the shipment is always very fast and well protected and well presented in a pretty gift bag.thank you Hiroyuki.always looking forward to seeing new works.
    Seller's response
    Yes. Thank you so much Patrice! I have made this puzzle boxes as one of the new challenging puzzle boxes. Hinoki wood is a Japanese tree that has never been used in himitsu-bako works, recently I like to use this wood. and the wide size himitsu-bako is one of my favorite shape. I will make this shape again by other design. Your reviews and words make me happy! Thank you always!!
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