Vintage Shell Inlaid Peonies Yakumonuri Lacquered Box

HK$680.00

1960s-1980s, Japan

 

Gorgeous Showa-era round lacquered box in a deep glossy black. Sides of base tapers into the slightly mushrooming lid, giving the appearance of smooth round-ness. The focus of the piece is on the design on the lid; beautiful handpainted crimson peonies and foliage, inlaid with a tiny sprinkling of shell shines through a thick layer of lacquer, creating  lovely gradation and depth of colour. 

  
-Material: Lacquer, Shell, Resin
-Condition: Excellent. Faint marks to bottom and side.
-Size:  Diameter 18.5cm x Height 6.5cm

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