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5 circular dishes, red / black lacquer, Japan, 20th c.

5 circular dishes, red / black lacquer, Japan, 20th c.

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Directory: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1980: Item # 387179

Please refer to our stock # L 045 when inquiring.
$ 850
includes mailing worldwide

Set of five circular black and red dishes, top surface of black lacquer, underside of red lacquer. The wood at the underside decorated with a concentric circle, the wood-grain still visible through the coat of red lacquer. Japan, later 20th century.
Diameter 5 in. (12.8 cm)
Perfect condition.
In fitted cardboard box, 2 1/8” (H) x 5 5/8” x 5 5/8” (5.5 x 14.2 x 14.2 cm), printed label on the lid reads: NAKANISHI shitsugei (lacquer art, referring to the red and black lacquer). Extra label: GAISHU .. MEIMEI NO SARA (EACH DISH Label inside box read: Musashi no shikkôgei (lacquer handicraft of Musashi).

This set is located in Europe (EC).