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Japanese Vintage Bamboo Urushi Small Box

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Pre 1980: Item # 1259380

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071

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Small box made of bamboo with Korin style urushi painting. The bamboo is called "goma-take" which means it has many small goma (sesame) like particles on the surface. It has the sign of "Heian Zohiko" that has been a urushi maker in Kyoto. It has brown urushi coated inside. In excellent condition with an original box. 20th century. W:8cm L:11.3cm H:5.3cm