Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art Object Details

Three Aizu-nuri lacquer sake cups (sakazuki), by Shinjo Japan, Meiji era, circa 1900


Decorated with a gold paulownia leaf on a red lacquer ground, fitted wooden box with labels for Shinjo Jukichi and Shinjo Inokichi


11cm – 15cm wide


In good condition


Shinjo Jukichi had a shop in Tokyo in 1898. Shinjo Inokichi (1857-1930) invited seven lacquer craftsmen from Tokyo to Iwashiro in Aizu province in 1885 and started producing Aizu-nuri lacquer ware.

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