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Heiando Japanese Lacquerware Tiered Box - Nichigetsu

"Nichi-Getsu" means the sun and moon in Japanese. The gold and silver half moon geometric shapes and composition create a modern impression using traditional techniques. Urushi (lacquer) is a 100% ecological coating made from the Rhus Verniciflua tree sap mixed with mineral-based pigments. Hand painted lid features maki-e (gold gilding ) ultra fine gold powder over wet lacquer. Two tiers lined with felt. 

size φ2.3 x 1.9 inch

Made in Japan

Care instructions:
To restore luster, polish with a soft dry cloth, and if necessary a drop or two of vegetable oil. Avoid direct sunlight, heaters, excessive moisture.

About Yamada Heiando:
Yamada Heiando opened its first lacquerware boutique in 1919. We are a proud purveyor of tableware to the Japanese Imperial Household, and our products are showcased in Japan's international embassies.

Yamada Heiando cherishes the rich tradition of lacquerware as well as the skills and universal aesthetic sensibility that we have inherited from traditional artisans. At the same time, we dedicate ourselves to the design of new products that capture the values of contemporary life.