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Choshitsu Box "Fallen Camellias"

It represents the gorgeous appearance of camellias that fell all over the ground in spring.

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TitleChoshitsu Box "Fallen Camellias"
Year2009
SizeD26.0 x W26.0 x H7.0 cm
BodyKanshitsu
TechniquesChoshitsu, Makie
RemarksI applied 10 coats of blue-green urushi first, 25 coats of dark red gradually changing to bright red in the middle, and 15 coats of white on the surface, for a total of 50 layers. Then I engraved it.
Camellia pollen is sprinkled with pure gold powder.
The veins of the leaves are unengraved.
A shallow pattern is carved around the side of the box to express the flow of air.

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