Small Chestnut Lidded Box

by Fujii Works


Beautiful Urushi Box with Horse Chestnut lid by Japanese creative duo Kenichi and Minako Fujii. The vessel compartment has been woodturned out of walnut on the lathe by Husband Kenichi before his wife Minako applies the Urushi lacquer resin.

A traditional coating that has been used in Japan and the far east for thousands of years, this originates from the sap of Urushi tree which once harvested and matured over a number of years can provide protection upon an object for a lifetime. The lid is treated with a beeswax coating.

Approx Measurements: 6cm Height, 11cm in Diameter