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09/11 18:44 EDT

Large Wakasa-Nuri Lacquer Footed Display Stand
September 2013 Auction by Far East Asian Art

This fine vintage Japanese wakasa-nuri stand with rolled legs has a mosaic-like surface that shimmers with gold foil and tiny inlaid pieces of iridescent mother-of-pearl. Early to mid-20th century. The base of the lacquer is wood which was finished with brown, black and red colors, and the layers of these colors are revealed by polishing the lacquer finish to create this unique and complex pattern. Small pieces of mother of pearl are mixed into the finish creating a lovely overall effect...
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