Large hirobuta 広蓋 (presentation tray) with fans

Price:  1.300,00

Fantastic large black lacquer serving tray 広蓋 (hirobuta) with a golden and reddish hiramaki-e 平蒔絵 (low-relief design) and takamaki-e 高蒔絵 (high-relief design) of several fans with each their own motif. One fan with a blooming plum tree 梅 (ume), another with stylized pine trees 松 (matsu), and a third with flying cranes 鶴 (tsuru). The raised rounded corners of the tray decorated with golden scrolling foliage.

Height 7.7 cm, Width 60.6 cm, Depth 43 cm.

Period: Japan – Shōwa period (1926-1989).

In a very good condition with only some superficial scratches on the bottom. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

Including original red lacquered wooden storage box 供箱 (tomobako) with an inscriptions describing the contents being a hirobuta with a scrolling vine motif on the corners.

Hirobuta 広蓋 served as a tray for formal presentation to present gifts or other items, like a kimono or business cards.

When shipped we will add a certificate of authenticity. Price including insured shipping.

Please click here to view the mid-size version of this serving tray.

Ref. No. : 93056 1/2-1d bg24


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