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Japanese Lacquered Food Container with Makie


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1178764
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Japanese food container, at times known as a jikiro, where food items are placed inside the container. In tea ceremony, the object is used to place sweets inside. The object is done in black lacquer with makie decorated with a motif of a peony. Inside the container is decorated with gold in the style known as Nashiji, or pear skin. Age: 20th century. Size: Diameter 8" Height 4.75"