Stunning antique Japanese scholar's object made out of solid burr wood with beautiful surface texture and dark patina. Originally designed to hold smoking implements of traditional'Tabako bon' set: hi'ire - container for lit charcoal and haifuki - tall container or a piece of bamboo for used tobacco ash. Could be also used for calligraphy brush pots or as a display stand for other scholar's objects. Apocryphal Chinese four-character'Da Qing Qian Long' mark carved to the base.In very good antique condition with minor surface marks consistent with age and usage. Complete condition report is available upon request. Dimensions Width: 26 cm Height: 12 cm. Openings measure 11.5 and 4 cm in diameter. Origin: Japan Date of production: 19th century, Meiji period Material: burr (burl) wood. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Japanese\Other Japanese". The seller is "oriental-antiques-uk" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, United States.