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"Ginkan" (Milky Way)

The box is handcrafted from tamo wood, Japanese ash, and decorated with detailed inlays. It is finished with a wiped urushi lacquer coating. Ginkan (Milky Way) conjures up stardust in the night sky, expressed by mother-of-pearl inlaid on grains of aniseed tree.

Detailed FeaturesTechnique

Type: Box
Dimensions: 13.5 L x 30.6 W x 9.8 H cm
Material: Tamo wood, Japanese ash, urushi lacquer
Date: 2009

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