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Large square wakasa nuri lacquer tray

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Large square tray with wakasa nuri lacquer, randomly incrusted with some mother of pearl (raden) flakes. 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; L. : 106.4 cm ; W. : 106.4 cm ; H. : 4 cm.

Taisho period (1912-1926).

Shipping and handling not included.

Ref. No. : 200660

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