TANAKA HYOAMI: A FINE LACQUER NATSUME (TEA CADDY) TANAKA HYOAMI: A FINE LACQUER …
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TANAKA HYOAMI: A FINE LACQUER NATSUME (TEA CADDY)

TANAKA HYOAMI: A FINE LACQUER NATSUME (TEA CADDY) By Tanaka Hyoami (1881-1972), signed with the artist’s kakihan Japan, dated 1966 Of typical form with a flush-fitting cover, the exterior bearing fine glossy-brown ground and worked in gold and red lacquer hiramaki-e and embellished with kirigane flakes, depicting a flowing stream beside rocks with maple leaves and cherry blossoms. The interior bearing a rich nashiji ground, signed to the interior of the cover with the artist’s kakihan (cursive monogram). DIAMETER 8.1 cm Condition: Excellent condition. With a fitted tomobako box inscribed on the cover with a hakogaki and on the interior Kumo-nishiki, hira-natsume; Nurishi Hyoami hachijuroku-o" [Titled "The cloud-like multi-floral-brocade design, a flat-shaped natsume, made by Hyoami, at the age of 86 (corresponding to 1966), the lacquer artist] and with the seal Hyoami.

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TANAKA HYOAMI: A FINE LACQUER NATSUME (TEA CADDY)

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