SETTO, 19c

  • Antique Japanese Setto Hexagonal Paper-covered Mantel 19th century 1

 

 

Antique Japanese Setto Hexagonal Paper-covered Mantel 19th century  (Dealer: hotoke antiques) – Tea ceremonial device for covering a tea burner or brazier as paper-covered mantel, called ‘setto’ (also ‘setsudo’ / lit. ‘snow cave’), with hand-painted auspicious scenery of chidori (plovers) with waves as an unusual old type, with no string for closing the top, but it’s quite an interesting proportions of ‘origami’ foldable structure with such “crown” instead as the result. The condition is as seen. approx. Height 59cm (23.22in)

 

 

Sold, Thank you.

 

 

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