107USD, 74EUR(approximate). We accept paypal, so you can order in any your currency from your place. We calculate at the exchange rate of 76JPY to the USD, 110JPY to the EUR. For an exchange rate fluctuates, please check current rate.
Japanese porcelain Bonbonniere: Width 3.5in(9cm) Length 2in(5cm)Hight 2in(5cm) , porcelain, authentic Imari_Arita ware, made in Japan.
Among famous Imari_Aritaware, This commodity is reasonable. How about your first beautiful Japanese porcelain? Won’t you spend your gracious time with this collection in this opportunity?
This is a cute petit mouse-shaped bonbonniere...do you like animals? You may think why the candy box is shaped animal and mouse. Have you ever heard "the twelve zodiac signs-in Chinese astrology"? It is called "Zyuu-nishi" in Japanese.
The Oriental Zodiac are said to have originated in China during the Yin Dynasty (around 1600 B.C. - 1000 B.C.) . They began to express dates through a system of characters used as symbols. The system was later used to indicated not only years, but also months, days, time, and compass directions. And animals were also assigned to each of the 12 Branches. 12 Branches also came to be used in fortune telling which defines the lucky days and etc. Moreover, thus gave rise to various superstitions. For example, each year has a symbolic animal. The cycle is completed every twelfth year. The order is : mouse, bull, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, boar, and this is the year of the DRAGON (in Chinese astorology) in 2012 Japan!
This design, refined colors, and exquisite handiwork are one of the most irresistible porcelain among the famous potteries all over the world, so you would have few opportunities of meeting like this. Won’t you spend your gracious time with this collection in this opportunity?
Our items are shippet from Japan, so the shipping cost might be thought to be high price because of from Asia, but they are directly from various parts of the Potteries in Japan so that commodity prices are as affordable as possible with cutting the intermediary commissions. Our items are of first-class quality and selected carefully with our experience of long standing. Please compare them with other shops'!