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Seal paste container, lacquered wood, Japan, 20th c.

Seal paste container, lacquered wood, Japan, 20th c.


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Directory: New Century: Lacquer: Pre 1990: Item # 405842

Please refer to our stock # L 122 when inquiring.
  
$ 250

Lacquered circular wooden box containing red seal- paste. The wood grain pattern accentuated with gold powder. The natural wood grain accentuated with rubbed-in gold powders, covered with a protective layer of transparent Japanese lacquer (urushi). Signed at the base with an hexagonal seal imprint (unread). Around 1985.
Height 1 1/8 in. (3 cm), diameter3 1/8 in. (8 cm), in inscribed and sealed wooden box.
Perfect condition, as new.

This piece is located in Europe (EC).