Japan, Edo-period (18th/19th cent.). Black lacquer on wooden body with gold painting. Tall jar with cover on a slightly projecting foot, together with a spoon. H. 21 cm, diam. 23,5 cm. - Compare to a very similar lacquered service in the coll. of the Ethnographical Museum Vienna: Noever (ed.), Das alte Japan, Spuren und Objekte der Siebold Reisen, exhibition cat.. MAK Vienna, Munich 1997, p. 168, ill. 158.