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Embossed Lacquer Brush-pot

Embossed Lacquer Brush-pot

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1374917

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214 Kanki-cho Kamigyo-ku
Kyoto 602-8492 Japan

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This brush-pot of scholar's item is decorated in relief with carved lacquer.
In the technique of embossed lacquer or Choshitsu, firstly lacquer is applied many times to make lacquer layer. Secondly, patterns are carved in to relief with chisel.
This brush-pot is carved multicolored layers, very hard and heavy.

Measurements about : 4" (10cm) tall and 3 3/4" (9.5cm) wide.
Weight about : 480 grams.
It is in good condition.