This Japanese Usushi-Nuri Shikki 漆器 or lacquerware pedestal kashiki was made by the famous Akira Hyoetsu Miki III about 30 years ago. He is the son of Atsushi or Hyoetsu Miki II, and they are a famous family of Kyoto painters and lacquerware decorators. Usushi-Nuri is just one of many types of work intensive lacquerware, and more details can be found on Wikipedia's page about Japanese lacquerware. Kashiki is the Japanese word for a dish used for serving desserts at the tea ceremony, this one with a nice pedestal. It is a beautiful salmon-coral color with cool highlights and random strokes of gold painting. It has age appropriate wear from use but no cracks or chips, and none to the wood. Please see the pictures and ask any questions. We are non-house smokers and do not smoke around our wares and our very careful with them to have clean hands and in the packing. We did notice a smell from an item received recently from an isolated dealer so we are now very careful to check it for resale. This one has no smells, this is a well- known and honest, quality antiques dealer's piece.
SIZE: Diameter 7.7 inches or 19.4 cm, Height 3.1 inches or 8 cm, Weight 220 grams plus box 550 grams, or 1.69 prepacked total
Akira Hyoetsu Miki III
Born in 1936 in Kyoto to a famous artist family. He graduated from Kyoto City Art University College of Art and Design in 1960. In between 1962 and 1990 the rest of his history is found on the Hyoetsu website, he won many awards and showed at many exhibitions. We are happy to share the two- page details with the buyer.
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