Insects makie with Mother-of pearl inlay / Zelkova basement. Which is lacquering technique that uses a coloured-lacquer undercoating and a transparent-lacquer topcoat. Therefore, looks more shining than standard Urushi lacquer tea caddy.
Outside tea caddy have insects (Bell Cricket and Pine Cricket) makie with Mother-of pearl inlay. Mother-of pearl inlay seems visualize the chirping of insects. When you open the lid, you will find Autumn flowers makie decorated near the rim. This is in an Excellent (seems Unused) condition with signed wooden box. This piece of measures: 2.795 inched (7.1 cm) in diameter.
2.283 inched (7.4 cm) in height. Including signed wooden box: 179 g. The base material is Wood.
Please see the pictures for details. Title: Insects makie Zelkova Tame (Tame-nuri) O-Natsume. Though hard to see above picture.A bell cricket makie in black color, also, decorated on the body. International Buyers - Please Note. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. Treasure every meeting, for it will never recur /??? Special thanks to all our clients across the world since Fall, 2010.
I want to treasure every meeting and encounter I have. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Tea Caddies". The seller is "mto-japan" and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped worldwide.