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Vintage japanese lacquer serving tray

$152

The trays are Sanuki lacquerware from Kagawa prefecture in Shikoku. They are coated in a warm, brown, translucent lacquer which really brings out the beautiful natural grain of the wood.

The tray was made for use and display around the time of the Hina Matsuri. It is decorated with a large carving of a hanaguruma. The cart, full of seasonal flowers, is a very popular image at the Doll’s Festival. The artist’s signature has been carved in the bottom corner. 

Material:

Japanese horse-chestnut (Tochinoki), a wood native to Japan.

Measurements:

-27.5 cm (10.8") x 27.5 cm (10.8")
- weighs 335 gm.

Circa 1980s.

Expect some imperfections as this is a vintage item.

Kindly allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.

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