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Yamanaka Japan Lacquerware Tea Caddy Thrift Shop Find 1 Euro ($1.12)

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    Posted 6 years ago

    (1013 items)

    I thought this was much too nice to leave in the shop, so.....!

    Bought new, this lacquerware is somewhat pricey: (copy/paste)

    "Yamanaka Shikki" (Yamanaka Lacquerware)

    "Yamanaka shikki is the lacquerware craft of Yamanaka Hot Spring, Kaga city, Ishikawa prefecture. The origin of this craft is around the 16th century, when a group of craftsmen moved to the area of Yamanaka Hot Spring. The skills of these craftsmen, with years of experience and good materials eventually created the foundation of wood carving and wood lathing techniques in the area. Yamanaka lacquerware is produced by specialists who are experts in their field. Divisions, such as wood cutting, carving and lathing still exist in the same town. These specialized skills are passed down for generations and contribute to the high quality of traditional lacquerware made in Yamanaka today."

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    1. rockbat, 6 years ago
      Sweet find, love it.
    2. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 6 years ago
      Very nice, looks new, my sister would love this piece! :^)
      Another lucky find!
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      bill - it does look new. I have no clue how to date these - maybe something to do with the label design.

    4. NevadaBlades, 6 years ago
      Nice find, Bonnie!....... My wife has a few tea caddies/boxes somewhere in the kitchen cabinets. I'll have to look around and see if I can find them. LOVE your new avatar pic, Bonnie ~ a lot better than the SPOOKY one!..... lol.....!
    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      Very cute picture Bonnie, love it!!
    6. fleafinder fleafinder, 6 years ago
      hi efes nice find:))love your cute smile. so elfish looking:)))
    7. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Yeaaahhh, you look as young as your tea caddy looks good as new!!! ;-)

      Love both your new profile and the lacquer box :-))
    8. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      Thanks, all!

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