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16M347 Shunkei Lacquer Bento / SOLD

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Item#:
16M347
Material: Lacquered Wood
Age: Late Showa period (1940's-present)
H: 4.38 inches, W: 7.13 inches, D: 7.13 inches
Price: $45.00
Comments:

Sorry but this Antique has been sold. If you are interested in this item, please contact us to find out if we have something similar available. Thank you.






Product Description

This is a Japanese wooden Urushi lacquered 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. 

There are some scratches.