Japanese shipping crate early 20th century. Black lacquered wood box. Marked: “Yamashiro H & P No. 52 Extra Choice Picked Natural Leaf Japan Tea” on end. Three sides contain cartouches with various depictions of birds and fruit trees in gold blue and reds. No lid. Wear and age loss to surface. Measures 15” H x 19 1/2” W x 14 1/2” D.