Negoro-nuri Urushi Plate/Tray 根来塗皿・盆(Hashizume Yasuo)

$300.00

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Approximately D10.75″xH2.8″
Negoro-style urushi Plate or Tray.
Solid Japanese Zelkova wood base with black urushi and a top coat of red urushi. This plate has a matte and rustic finish with irregularities and unique marks.
As the surface becomes polished with use, the vermillion will develop a black tone.
Made using high-quality urushi from China for the base coats, followed by Japanese urushi for top layers.
Made in Japan by Hashizume Yasuo

Entoten will donate a part of the proceed from the sale of this item to Urushinext to plant an urushi tree in Japan.

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Urushi artist Hashizume Yasuo in Kuroe, Wakayama, specializes in urushi work in splendid maki-e, and also in negoro-nuri. Maki-e is an elaborate and meticulous technique for applying designs onto the urushi surface. Designs are made with precious materials like powdered gold and silver, or inlaid with a variety of decorations like mother-of-pearl and even eggshells. He had won numerous awards for his work during his career covering over 6 decades.