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Five dishes, wakasa-nuri lacquer, Japan, 20th c

Five dishes, wakasa-nuri lacquer, Japan, 20th c

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Directory: New Century: Lacquer: Pre 1990: Item # 373853

Please refer to our stock # L 043 when inquiring.
$ 750
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Set of five shallow rectangular dishes in wakasa-nuri, a lacquer technique that creates a mottled effect. The base of straight-grained cypress wood covered with black lacquer. Decorated in typical Wakasa style with an irregular pattern of gold foil and shell inlays, ground-down and polished to a glossy, smooth finish. Japan, around 1985.
L 6”, W 4 3/8”, H 9/16” (15.5 x 11.3 x 1.5 cm).
Very slight wear to the black lacquer underside.

These dishes are located in Europe (EC).