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A Wooden Tea Caddy – Natsume – Lacquered – Signed
December 2012 Auction by Far East Asian Art

This is a relatively small lacquered natsume dating from the Taisho to early Showa period, circa 1925-1950s. It has a very pretty reddish brown lacquer base color. On the top of the lid there is a decoration of three double gourds with cords around the middle executed in gold makie lacquer. The natsume measures 2 ½” high and is 2 ½” diameter at widest. It is in fine condition – a few small nicks in the body of the tea caddy...
Bid 175.00
No Reserve
09/17 TBD