Japanese Lacquer Cabinet with Traditional Floral Motifs

SKU: RP-8, 3/17
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Japanese lacquer cabinet from Circa 1940-1960’s, designed with the Urushi (black lacquer) and Maki-e (gold lacquer) floral and traditional Japanese motif decorations.

Maki-e is a distinctive Japanese lacquerware technique developed around 1200 years ago. Maki-e (literally: sprinkled picture) is Japanese lacquer sprinkled with gold or silver powder onto a thick layer of lacquer as a decoration, a complicated and highly refined and time-consuming application.

This Japanese Lacquer collection is a result of the von Buren trips to Japan and its various antique fairs, where this entire lot was collected, that ranges from 70 to over 250 years.

Size : 40(W) x 101(L) x 115(H) cms.
Weight : 37 kgs.