Japanese Red Lacquer Hibachi

c. 1900
$2,680 USD
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Dimensions
H: 12.5" Dia: 10.5"
Materials
Copper
Lacquer
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CFC336
Estimated Shipping
$75

Designed to hold glowing embers, hibachi vessels were used for cooking or as a source of heat in Japanese homes. Placed under a low wood kotatsu table with an open slat top, the hibachi functioned as a grill and created a cozy gathering place for the family. This early 20th-century hibachi is comprised of a cylindrical copper liner set within a red lacquer chrysanthemum-form frame. The red lacquer exterior is decorated small amounts of contrasting black lacquer, brushed vertically for a blurred effect. A beautiful example of Japanese lacquer (urushi), this elegant hibachi makes an ideal jardinière for orchids and lush greenery.

Lacquer is in very good condition with only minor blemishes.

Additional Dimensions:
Interior Dimensions: 9.5"W x 9.5"D x 5.5"H

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