Japanese Tsuikoku Tea Caddy Natsume
Description & Size: 6.98 x 6.6 cm (2.75" x 2.6") height & wide; Weight: 106 gram (3.73 oz)
Age: Meiji Period c19th; Production: Handcrafted & Carved; Material: Lacquers
This is a very unique & intricately design & carved Japanese tsuikoku tea caddy NATSUME. It's laboriously done & time investment process of creating more than 8 layers of 2 different colored (black & red) lacquers then carved to create the patterns with different layers presenting in a mosaic patterns. The tea caddy is excellent condition & comes with a wooden box.