Two and Four Compartment Boxes

Displayed below are pictures and descriptions of some of the exquisite boxes I have made using the finest quality Japanese decorative papers and matching Japanese silk book cloths.  These papers capture the beauty of nature in all seasons of the year  and celebrate it through the artistry of Japanese paper making.

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Four Compartment Box with Cranes flying over Green Trees Japanese paper
Four Compartment Box with Cranes flying over Green Trees Japanese paper

Four Compartment Box with Cranes flying over Green Trees Japanese paper on a black background.

Four Compartment Box with Orange Plum Blossoms Japanese paper
Four Compartment Box with Orange Plum Blossoms Japanese paper

Four Compartment Box with Orange Plum Blossoms and Golden Clouds Japanese paper.

Four Compartment Box with Pink & White Plum Blossoms on Aqua
Four Compartment Box with Pink & White Plum Blossoms on Aqua

Four Compartment Box with Pink & White Plum Blossoms on Aqua Japanese paper.

Four Compartment Box with Waving Grasses on Green Rivers Japanese paper
Four Compartment Box with Waving Grasses on Green Rivers Japanese paper

Four Compartment Box with Waving Grasses on Green Rivers Japanese paper.

Four Compartment Box with Cranes on Blue Rivers and Brown Fields paper
Four Compartment Box with Cranes on Blue Rivers and Brown Fields paper

Four Compartment Box with Cranes flying over Blue Rivers and Brown Fields Japanese paper

Two Compartment Box with Birds and Flowers Japanese Paper
Two Compartment Box with Birds and Flowers Japanese Paper

This beautiful box features a lovely hand silk-screened Japanese paper depicting birds and flowers and scenes of nature.  The paper is complemented by a tomato red silk binding on the exterior and a gold paper lining on the box interior.

Two Compartment Box with Peacock, Birds and Flowers Paper
Two Compartment Box with Peacock, Birds and Flowers Paper

This beautiful box features a splendid peacock in full display in a hand silk-screened Japanese paper.  The paper is complemented by a celedon silk Japanese book cloth on the box exterior and a gold paper lining on the box interior.

Two Compartment Box with Crane Paper
Two Compartment Box with Crane Paper

Two Compartment Box with hand silk-screened Japanese paper depicting birds and flowers and scenes of nature. The paper is complemented by an aqua silk binding on the exterior and an aqua paper lining on the box interior.

Four Compartment Box with Blossoms and Purple Paper
Four Compartment Box with Blossoms and Purple Paper

Four Compartment Box with White Gingko Leaf on purple Nepalese paper and purple linen book cloth.

Four Compartment Box with Flowered Paper
Four Compartment Box with Flowered Paper

Four Compartment Box with Red and Orange Chrysanthemums paper on russet silk book cloth.

Four Compartment Box with Blue & White Plum Blossoms
Four Compartment Box with Blue & White Plum Blossoms

Four Compartment Box with Blue and White Plum Blossoms Japanese paper.