Low table

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Price:  850,00

Beautiful low table (zataku), overall lacquered in wakasa nuri technique. Randomly incrusted with mother of pearl (raden) flakes. This table has not been cleaned or waxed – so completely “as found” Japan, in very nice original condition. Early Showa-period.

Wakasa lacquerware (called Wakasa-nuri in Japanese) is produced in the area around the city of Obama, Fukui prefecture. It is said to have originated in the early Edo period (1603-1868) when a craftsman serving the Obama domain (now the city of Obama), which controlled the region near Wakasa Bay, created a design depicting the beautiful depths of the sea (source: Kogei Japan).

Size; H. : 32 cm W. ; 90 cm D. : 120 cm

Shipping and handling not included.

Ref. No. : 92044


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