(Hand mirror) "Fuji" in spring and autumn

$34.00

Order placed: February 23, 2024

Dispatch Date: February 28, 2024

Delivery Date: March 06, 2024

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Reflect Beauty, Embrace Fuji: A Hand Mirror Like No Other.

 

This hand mirror features a stunning Mount Fuji, beautifully depicted using the maki-e technique on its back. Unlike ordinary printing, the maki-e method involves applying lacquer in multiple stages, resulting in a design with a unique depth and three-dimensionality. It would make a thoughtful gift for someone special or someone you admire.

 

Materials

ABS resin / Urethane coating

Size

Approximately; 10.31 inches x 5.04 inches x 0.20 inches.

 

About "蒔絵 Maki-e"

Maki-e is a traditional Japanese lacquer art technique that involves sprinkling powdered gold or silver onto wet lacquerware. The process begins by painting intricate designs with lacquer. While the lacquer is still wet, artisans delicately sprinkle the precious metal powder. Once dried, additional layers of clear lacquer may be applied to seal and protect the design. The result is an exquisite piece that showcases the depth and radiance of the metallic patterns against a rich lacquer background. Maki-e items, ranging from small ornaments to large furniture pieces, are highly valued for their craftsmanship and beauty. Over the centuries, various techniques and styles have developed, reflecting regional and historical influences.

 

About "Yamazaki Mataichi"

Our Business
We have three categories we are working onTraditional lacquerware such as soup bowls and cups made of domestic zelkova using the traditional Yamanaka potter's wheel techniqueWe are working on developing not only soup bowls and cups made of traditional zelkova material using the traditional wiping lacquer technique, but also products that fit modern dining tables such as the "Toridori" series developed in recent years.Synthetic (modern) lacquerware with urethane coating on a plastic (synthetic resin) base.We are developing products that meet the needs of today's dining tables, from souvenir items that can be brought overseas to soup bowls, trays, and plates that are microwave & dishwasher-safe.

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