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© Shunji Tanaka

"Suikō Setten" (Moonlit Waters Reach the Sky)

The small cabinet is handcrafted from Japanese horse chestnut and inlaid with decorative motifs. The piece has been finished with a wiped urushi lacquer. This piece takes inspiration from the poem The Ode on the Red Cliff by Su Shi, likening the wood grains to the moonlit water.

Detailed FeaturesTechnique

Type: Cabinet
Dimensions: 12.5 L x 39.5 W 12.3 H cm
Material: Japanese horse-chestnut, urushi lacquer
Date: 2011

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