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Natsume tea caddy, cherry blossom petals, lacquer, Japan 20th c

Natsume tea caddy, cherry blossom petals, lacquer, Japan 20th c


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Directory: Artists: Lacquer: Pre 1980: Item # 343825

Please refer to our stock # L 011 when inquiring.
 $1,700.00 
Price includes mailing worldwide

Deep red-brown lacquer ground decorated in black lacquer with an all-over design of scattered cherry petals. Black lacquer interiors. Inside the lid decorated with the outline of the Yoshino hills in sprinkled gold powders and applied with scattered tiny gold metal cherry petals. Height 2 7/8” (7.3 cm), diameter 2 5/8” (6.7 cm). Purchased in Japan around 1980. Very slight rubbing, otherwise perfect condition.
In fitted wooden box (tomobako) 4 1/8 x 3 ½ x 3 ½ inches (10.5 x 9 x 9 cm), inscribed at one side Yoshino yama makie, yuki sakura (Cherry blossom snow). Signed at one side NAKAMURA SÔETSU with square black seal imprint SÔETSU.

This piece is located in the EC.