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Japanese Antique Flask Gunpowder Case with Beautiful Urushi

Japanese Antique Flask Gunpowder Case with Beautiful Urushi


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1375513

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Denenchofu, Otaku
Tokyo, Japan 145-0071
81-3-3722-8084

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 $500.00 
kayaku-ire (flask, gunpowder case) made of wood with rare and beautiful urushi which was made in Tsugaru in Aomori prefecture. It is Tsugaru-nuri and a half is imitating "kaba-zaiku" which is handcraft of cherry bark and the other is "kara-nuri" which has tens of layers of urushi and it sometimes takes more than 6 months to finish. In good condition but the lid is lost and urushi came off parts in the bottom. 19th century. D:15.5cm x 4cm