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Square 12 steps Yosegi/Kuzushi Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako 4580685048031 [s12ykh]

Square 12 steps Yosegi/Kuzushi Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako 4580685048031 [s12ykh]

Price: US$44.00(tax included)

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Item description

*Marquetry (yosegi) patterns of top and bottom panels are differed by each puzzle box.

Gimmick for opening the puzzle box : 12 steps

Moving panels and Slide keys : have 3 panels / 2 keys

Outside size : 3.04 x 3.04 x 1.96 inch (78 x 78 x 50 mm)
Inside storage space size : 1.61 x 2.51 x 1.41 inch (41 x 64 x 36 mm)

Include Description (solution sheet) and the gift box

This puzzle box is opened by 12 steps. This puzzle box is unique square shape puzzle box.
The design is Yosegi-zaiku in Hakone. Many Natural woods is used for this marquetry (yosegi).
The Japanese puzzle box is made from only wood.
This puzzle box is made by OKA CRAFT.

"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).


  • 5
    THE tiny box
    By Anonymous
    Not that small but the smallest in my collection. The keys are sliding without problems and the inside is surprisingly bigger as thought.
    Many thanks. Great quality !
    Seller's response
    Thank you for nice reviews!.
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