Aizu’ware lacquer lidded container with 5 plates

Price:  180,00

Fine Aizu’ware lacquer lidded container holding five en-suite saucers, executed in black lacquer. The cover decorated with golden maki-e (lacquer design) depicting a blooming clematis 鉄仙 (kuremachisu) with an inlaid hearth of shiny blue mother-of-pearl 螺鈿 (raden). Some soft shading in a warmer golden tone.
The saucers with a matching maki-e design of stylized clematis flower branches.

Including wooden tomobako 供箱 (storage box) and Japanese leaflet with additional information about the design and place of origin.

In a very good original condition. Please look at the photos for a condition reference.

Height 6 cm, Diameter 10 cm.
Period: Japan – Mid/Late Shôwa period (50’s-90’s).

Aizu lacquerware (called Aizu nuri in Japanese) is lacquerware made in the Aizu region of Fukushima prefecture. During the manufacturing process, the craft is classified into round pieces, such as bowls, and flat pieces such as trays or stationery boxes.

Ref. No. : B4118


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