Lacquered Tea Bowl

c. 1850
H: 3.5" Dia: 4.75"
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This lacquered tea bowl dates back to the Qing Dynasty and was made in China’s Shanxi region using traditional & labor intensive traditional lacquer techniques. The top, with delicately rendered bamboo and floral paintings, doubles as a tea plate. The level of skill and craftsmanship concentrated into such a small, precious object is inspiring. It is likely that 30 coats or more of lacquer was hand applied to achieve this enduring lustrous finish.

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