Early 1900s Japanese Tea Caddy Signed Minefusa


A beautiful and traditional Natsume Tea Caddy finely hand crafted from a single, solid piece of Cherry Wood  Both Tea Caddy and fine original wood box are signed by the craftsman Minefusa 峯 including his red Seal.

From the Wajima region of present day Ishikawa Prefecture Japan.

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Early 1900s Japanese Tea Caddy Signed Minefusa 峯房

A beautiful, hand crafted traditional Natsume Tea Caddy from Wajima with both the lid and body finely hand carved with exacting precision from a single piece of solid Cherry Wood.  The Tea Caddy is decorated featuring a Gold and red enamel Shippo (Seven Treasures) design set on a substantial, multi layered black Urushi Lacquer base. Included is a custom, quality hand crafted Cedar box also signed by Minefusa 峯房 including the artist’s seal.

This Natsume Tea Caddy will have taken the best part of a year for the craftsman to construct and to complete the many layers of Urushi Lacquer. It is in excellent condition for its age.

A traditional Tea Ceremony Caddy such as this is used to hold Usu-Cha or Matcha, a fine powdered Green Tea. The dimensions are 6.5 cm diameter and 6.8 cm high

Shipping is via Australia post with tracking and is approximately 8 business days to most international locations.  Please contact us if you would like to also add insurance to your shipping.

Artisans in the Wajima region have been creating high quality lacquer ware since the 17th Century.

Present day Wajima-shi 輪島市 is located in the Ishikawa prefecture of Japan.

Additional information

Weight 0.400 kg
Dimensions 6.5 × 6.8 cm


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