2015-05-26

水中花


Sorry, this item sold.

Offered for your consideration is a 
Rare Vintage Expanding Water Flowers in Original Origami Box 1930 1940 Japan Paper

Very unusual, vintage Japanese water flowers.
Made of paper, round circles are placed in a bowl of water. 
They expand in water to a beautiful bowl of flowers, fascinating.
12 in original folding box, top unfolds, origami.

Signed Water Flowers Made in Japan on the side of the box.
Contents never used.

Box measures approx 1 7/16 across by just under 1/2 deep.
Each of the circles measure approx 1/2 across in their current state with some being a little larger and some smaller.
I placed a dime in some of the photos to give you an idea of size and scale.
If you need additional measurements let me know.

1930s-1940s.

Box and unused flowers inside are made of paper.

Beautiful vintage condition.
One side of the box has a slight indentation from storage.

Vintage Paper Flowers, Expanding Water, Origami Box, Japanese Flowers, Water Flowers, Made in Japan, Paper Flowers Japan, Unusual

Will be packed carefully and shipped in a box.