Japanese Lacquer Hibachi (Brazier)
Meiji period (1868 - 1912), box shaped hibachi with MOP inlay, handles on two sides, and a copper insert. Family crest of the Matsunaga clan in lacquer and MOP outlines. The crest is a tsuta-mon, or ivy crest, in the form of five ivy leaves. Spectacular hibachi in great condition. Due to the high level of decoration, this was a brazier most likely used to heat a kettle in tea ceremony.
- c. 1880
- 11 1/2" h x 14 1/2" w x 14 1/2" d
- 29.2cm h x 36.8cm w x 36.8cm d
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