Japanese Lacquer Faux Tortoise Shell Plate Inlaid Decoration 19th century Meiji. Tortoiseshell was widely used in Asia in the manufacture of small household and personal items like combs, trinket boxes, glasses and picture frames. 5 1/2" (14 cm) diameter; 3/4" (1.5 cm) tall. Some losses to the enamel as shown on the picture # 8. Other than that in good condition.All clearly shown in pictures. Please call me with any questions: 1-443-797 7959 Michael. The item "Japanese Lacquer Faux Tortoise Shell Plate Inlaid Decoration 19th century Meiji" is in sale since Thursday, January 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Plates". The seller is "hourestate" and is located in Pikesville, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.