Antique cloisonne box "Carps"

Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"
Antique cloisonne box "Carps"

Antique box in the cloisonne technique with images of carps. Copper, enamel. Japan, XX century


Carp is originally a symbol of masculinity, the personification of the masculine. When a boy was born in the family, a pennant with a carp was hung on the windows. But later, the fish began to mean family well-being and prosperity in general.