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12M191 Shunkei Chabako for Tea Ceremony

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Material: Lacquered Wood
Age: Late Showa period (1940's-present)
H: 5.50 inches, W: 8.50 inches, D: 5.75 inches
Price: $350.00

Product Description

This is an authentic Japanese wooden Urushi lacquered Cha Bako, tea box. This special lacquer is called Shunkei- nuri,supposedly developed by a 14th-century monk named Shunkei, was a popular method in the 17th century of using clear lacquer to allow the natural appearance of the wood underneath to show through.