UNFINISHED MAGE-WAPPA 5pc. (Dealer: hotoke) – Five oval bentwood containers (‘mage-wappa’) of Japanese folk art craft, coated with such “abstraction” (picture) of the mixture of polishing powder (‘tonoko’), white pigment (‘gofun’), and glue (‘nikawa’) as the undercoat of lacquering, which remained at closed lacquerer’s studio as forgotten unfinished products. Early-mid 20th century. approx. 18.7-18.5 x 11.5 x 4.4cm (7.36-7.28 x 4.52 x 1.73in)


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