Kobako Willow

 

Kobako in gold lacquer and silver taka maki-e and hira maki-e of a willow and flowering trees near a barrier.

Kobako (“little boxes”) are often adorned with harmonious decors and sceneries inspired by Japanese fauna and flora. Japanese artists play with shapes and materials with accuracy and thoroughness akin to silverware.

 

Japan, période Meiji (1868-1912)

 Height : 2,5 cm – Length :  7 cm – Width : 8,5 cm

 

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