Vintage japanese maneki neko lacquer serving tray
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.
Decorated with a lucky maneki neko. Around the maneki neko is written, ‘migi te de okane, hidari te de hito no en.’ (A raised right hand brings luck with money and a raised left hand brings luck with people). The artist’s signature has been carved in the bottom corner. The back of the tray is carved in rough concentric circles.
Japanese horse-chestnut (Tochinoki), a wood native to Japan.
27 cm (10.6") x 27 cm (10.6").
- weighs 260 gm.
Expect some imperfections as this is a vintage item.
Kindly allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.