Absolutely unique "never seen before" set of 5 high quality lacquered objects decorated in goldleaf lacquer with one theme: Sun and moon (day and night), beautiful skies and whirling clouds in raised gold maki-e and nashiji lacquer. The sun red lacquered and the moon in silver inlay (not completely fixed). This ensemble consist:
Suzuri bako (writing box - missing inkstone including silver waterdropper with moon design - L. 25,3 cm; W. 22 cm; H. 4,2 cm.
Ryoshibako (paperbox - L. 42,3 cm; W. 33,3 cm; H. 16 cm.
Bundai (low reading table - L. 35 cm; W. 59,2 cm; H. 12,3 cm.
Fubako (narrow box for handscrolls - makimono - L. 26,8 cm; W. 9,4 cm; H. 7 cm.
Tanzaku bako (poem or (love!) letter box - L. 38,7 cm; W. 8,2 cm; H. 5,2cm.
All the lacquer is in very nice original condition.
- Lacquere ware unique set of 5 items
- Maki-e, Nashiji
- Lacquer, Wood
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- 5 gold maki-e lacquere objects, showing sun,moon and whirling clouds design.
- Very good condition, see description
- 16×42.3×33.3 cm