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A Japanese Red Lacquer Plate - Dragons

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1950: Item # 493582

Please refer to our stock # 25 when inquiring.
A Japanese red lacquer Kamakuri Bori plate with an impressed design of three stylized dragons in the center - a border of impressed flowers near the edge - and a Greek Key border at the rim. The underside is of plain black lacquer with a red lacquer rim. Measures 9 3/4" diameter and is 3/4" thick at the rim, Excellent condition with no cracks or chips. We date the piece to the Taisho to early Showa period - circa 1920s to 1940s - possibly even earlier.