Red Lacquer Side Table from the Meiji Period (1868-1912), made in Circa 1880.
Lacquer is a tropical product and was used for thousands of years, mainly for functional purposes.
In China, the artistic development of lacquer happened about a thousand years ago, mainly by adding hundreds of layers of lacquer and carving it, but also by decorative painting of cabinets and objects.
Size : 30(W) x 30(L) x 43(H) cms.
Weight : 2 kg.