Wood lacquer vase
Price: € 850,00
Beautiful uniquely shaped low and wide black lacquer 蝋色漆 (rôiro’urushi) vase with golden takamaki-e 高蒔絵 (high-relief design) inlaid with mother-of-pearl 青貝 (aogai) and accentuated by a silver lacquered rim.
The front of the vase depicts a large golden full moon partially covered by some mother-of-pearl 螺鈿 (raden) clouds. Alongside graceful lines, golden dots, and a translucent golden corner.
The back is decorated with several arched mother-of-pearl lines accentuated by several golden dots, and two comma-shaped swirls.
The sides with similar mother-of-pearl swirls and lines, while the rounded corners are decorated with a layer of scattered specks of mother of pearl.
Height 20.0 cm, Width 40.0 cm, Depth 18 cm.
Shōwa period (1926-1989).
This finely made vase is in a good condition with only very minor traces of a wear.