Japanese Nashiji Lacquer Low Table with Flower Motifs (Meiji - Taisho Period 1868-1926), made between 1880-1920, made with the Maki-e technique. All items were used in a wealthy aristocratic households of Japan between 18th till early 20th. Century.
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 : 34 x 52.7 x 19 cms.
Weight : 2.8 kgs.