Satô Shôsai (*1952)

Maki-e Tea Caddy with Chinese Landscape

Inv. Nr. #17.032
Date 20th c.
Material Wood, lacquer, gold, silver
Dimensions H 6,2  x D 9 cm

Comes with fitted box and cloth wrapper.

Gorgeous maki-e tea caddy with wood body, decorated with black, polished lacker (roiro), sprinkled and polished (nashiji togidashi) as well as painted gold and red lacqer showing a mountainous landscape in Chinese style with a remote pavilion and temple nestled into high vertical rocks.

 

Inside, base and rims in matt finished gold lacquer. Signed underneath Shôsai 松斉.