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Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
Mid-Century Lacquer Box by Izumi Atsuhiko

Mid-Century Lacquer Box by Izumi Atsuhiko

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1970: Item # 1483688
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A Te-bako lacquered box by Izumi Atsuhiko enclosed in the original signed wooden box dated Autumn of Showa 39 (1964). Black and white Urushi with Iro-urushi floral imagery, mother of pearl inlay flowers and gold Ke-uchi embellishments. It is 22.5 x 30.5 x 13 cm (9 x 12 x 5 inches) and in excellent condition, with minor wear on the bottom typical of use.
Izumi Atsuhiko (1915-2005) was born in Niigata prefecture and graduated the Nihon Bijutsu Daigaku University of Arts where he studied Lacquer technique under Rokkakuk Shisui (1867-1950), settling in Tokyo. He exhibited with the Nitten among other National exhibitions as well as abroad.