The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures

Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
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Antique Japanese Lacquer Haisen Bowl Set

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1920: Item # 1475185
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A set of two matching black lacquered bowls and lined with gold decorated with gold designs for use when drinking sake with a shared cup to rinse the bowl between users. This type of bowl is called a Haisen (Literally cup washing bowl) and was a common accoutrement to drinking sake in Japan prior to the second world war. They are 14.5 cm diameter9 cm tall and in excellent condition, each enclosed in a red lacquered wooden box.