Japanese Lacquer Stand with Floral Motif made during the Meiji Period Circa 1880-1910, made in Maki-e.
Serving Tray with lacquered surfaces are not only useful for food serving, but excellent for use as display trays, especially the contrasting black and gold. The smooth and glossy lacquer finish often enhances the quality of the item been presented. The trays where the center has been lacquered are more for decorative purposes, while trays with corner décor and black finished are used more for serving.
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 has emerged from the von Buren to Japan and its various antique fairs, where this entire lot was collected, that ranges from 70 to over 250 years.
Size: 31(W) x 31(L) x 29(H) cms.
Weight: 1 kg.