A square wooden carved and red lacquered box with flowers and insect Maximize

A square wooden carved and red lacquered box with flowers and insect

Lacquered carved wood
Japan
Edo period (1603 - 1868)
Edo
Height : 3,5 cm / Width : 13 cm
French private Collection

The square shaped box carved with flowers and leaves on a  flowers in hexagonal diaper background. The naturalistic decor of flowers and lotus leaves, chrysanthemums and orchids running on both sides of the box. In the lower part of the lid, a grasshopper, delicately sculpted, jumping on a large lotus leaf. The cover signed "Zhou Jing"  and with an inscription. The inside black lacquered.