Stemming from ancient tradition, and now a collectible, the Japanese 10 Step Trick Box is a wooden treasure that dazzles and entertains anyone from infant to elder. Handmade in Japan, this intricate puzzle was created in the late 1800's by a Hakone region master woodworker. The marquetry style is unique to these pieces, each box showcasing its own distinctive veneer out of the same general design. The challenge of discovering the 10 step procedure is an unbridled thrill, roping you in rapidly as you get closer to unlocking it. In order to gain entry, the owner of this box must discover the secret 10 step procedure, sliding the box's hidden wooden slats in just the right direction, in just the right order. This clever craft belongs to the man not only of high intellect, but also of discerning aestheticism, as this piece makes a surprisingly handsome desktop ornament, drawing passersby into its irresistible yet subtle charm. Keep a valuable stashed away in this miniature treasure chest, and celebrate in a secret that only you and your box are in on.
Handmade in Japan
Dimensions: 4.6 x 3.3 x 2 inches (11.8 x 8.5 x 5 cm)
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