Wajima Lacquer Chin-kin Makie Tanzaku Box by K.Konishi
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Directory: Artists: Lacquer: Pre 2000: item # 1192116
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
The greatest of all Wajima-nuri lacquer Chin-kin artists, Konishi Keisuke's work.
It is based on wood, decorated in gold chin-kin makie on the roiro(shiny deep black)lacquer ground.
He did first winning a contest in Nitten in Showa 41(1966).
Three special selection, 20 winning a contest or more.
One of the most expensive artists, and he is the most popular in a present-day Wajima-nuri lacquer artist.
He has a prominent lacquer technique and good design qualities.
The craftsman of truly wonderful Wajima-nuri leading artist in Japan.
This Tanzaku box is ornamented with very beautiful gold makie called "chin-kin".
The design is chrysanthemum.
The center section of a box is a design of the beautiful ridgeline which is rose gently.
Artist name on the base and reverse side of the lid of the Tomobako.
It is a mint condition.
It comes with original wooden kiri-box,Tomobako and cloth for keep.
Measurements about : 39.8cm(15.66")X 10.2cm(4.01")X 5.2cm(2.04")Tall.