Circular footed tin container, widening to a vertical band over which sits a slightly domed lid with straight sides which fits over the band on the base. Decorated on the exterior of the base and lid with gold-coloured floral motifs against a red lacquer ground. At the centre top of the lid within a roundel in gold is the figure of a Japanese crane.
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