Large Signed Carved Kamakura Bori Lacquer Plate

$288.00

A large 30.3 cm diameter signed and hand carved Kamakura Borilacquer plate. Estimated to be mid 20th Century signed Shimada. Originally invented during the Kamakura period (1185 to 1333) to make Buddhist Alter fittings.  The technique used is to hand carve wood followed by the application of multiple layers of lacquer. Beautifully detailed and covered with hand carved flowers and leaves and in very good condition.

The approximate dimensions of the plate are 30.3 cm diameter and 380 grams in weight.

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Large Signed Carved Kamakura Bori Lacquer Plate

A large 30.3 cm diameter signed and hand carved Kamakura Bori Vermillion lacquer plate. Estimated to be mid 20th Century and signed Shimada which could be the work of Mikako Shimada. Originally invented during the Kamakura period from 1185 to 1333 to make Buddhist Alter fittings.  The technique used is to hand carve wood followed by the application of multiple layers of lacquer.

Beautifully detailed and covered with hand carved flowers and leaves and in very good condition.  It also bears the artist seal on the base.

The approximate dimensions of the plate are 30.3 cm diameter and 380 grams in weight.

Shipping is via Australia Post and includes tracking.

Wikipedia on the Kamakura Bori Technique

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