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Cradle of the month

Kiyoshi Torige
¥216,000 (Tax included)

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Detail

These decorative dishes were made by cutting lines and dots into the surface with the technique called “Chinkin”.When gold leaf or gold dust is inserted into the surface, it creates a brilliantly glittering gold design.
Once made, a cut cannot be corrected, so there is no room for error.
  • Category
    URUSHIWORK
  • Size
    D24.0 H3.0
  • Year of production
    2016

Technique

Chinkin

In this technique, a chisel or blade is used to cut lines or dots into a lacquered surface. Gold leaf or fine gold powder is then inlaid in the grooves, creating a fine and delicate design. This technique was conveyed from China to Japan approximately 600 years ago.

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ARTIST&WORK

Kiyoshi Torige

  • URUSHIWORK
  • / Full member, Japan Kogei Association

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