Large Chestnut Lidded Box

by Fujii Works

Beautiful urushi box with Horse Chestnut lid by Japanese creative duo Kenichi and Minkao Fujii. The vessel compartment has been woodturned on the lathe out of walnut by Husband Keichi before his wife Minkao 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. 

Approx Measurements: 7cm Height, 14cm in Diameter