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Natsume - Firewoods, Japan Edo
Natsume - Firewoods, Japan Edo - Asian Works of Art Style
Ref : 90375
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Period :
18th century
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Lacquer
Dimensions :
H. 2.36 inch | Ø 3.15 inch
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Natsume - Firewoods, Japan Edo

Japanese cylindrical lacquer (urushi) tea box, decorated boats with branches on a river. The technique of takamaki-e (relief in different gold colors) and Nashiji lacquer (gold background with a grainy surface reminds of the peel of Japanese pear) on its appearance. Kin-fundame inside (matte golden background in high density). The lid is stylized in inro-buta-zukuri (cover placed edge to edge on the body with grooved joint. The scene depicts two boats (one on the lid, the other one on the side) carrying firewoods on a fast-flowing river with continuous wave pattern. Mother-of-pearl and tin inlays.
Height : 6 cm. Diameter : 8 cm.
Japan Edo (1603-1868) end of the 18th century.
Reference : See , collection N.49 - “Medicine case in four sections”.

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