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Flat-type tea container (hiranatsume) with geometric designs
三代 前端春斎作 幾何文様蒔絵平棗
Date: 2000
Materials: Lacquered wood with powdered gold and metal maki-e decoration
Dimensions: H. 2 1/8 in x Diam. 3 1/8 in, H. 5.4 cm x Dim. 7.9 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Shunsai Maehata
Department: Japanese Art
Collection: Decorative Arts
Object Number: 2003.54.a-.b
On Display: No

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三代 前端春斎作 幾何文様蒔絵平棗 

Maehata Shunsai, who was born into a family of wood and lacquer artists, specializes in tea implements that use the technique of “sprinkled pictures” (maki-e). In this technique designs are created by sprinkling gold and other metallic powders into wet lacquer.


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Exhibition History: "Sights Unseen: Recent Acquisitions", Tateuchi Gallery, September 2, 2006 - March 25, 2007
Label:

三代 前端春斎作 幾何文様蒔絵平棗 

Maehata Shunsai, who was born into a family of wood and lacquer artists, specializes in tea implements that use the technique of “sprinkled pictures” (maki-e). In this technique designs are created by sprinkling gold and other metallic powders into wet lacquer.


Exhibition History: "Sights Unseen: Recent Acquisitions", Tateuchi Gallery, September 2, 2006 - March 25, 2007