• Japan, 2017
  • natural akita cedar, tray lacquered in urushi
  • 1 leg 7⅞ dia. x 13⅞ h in.
  • 2 legs 15¾ w x 7⅞ d x 13⅞ h in.
  • 3 legs 15¾ w x 14⅝ d x 13⅞ h in.
  • 4 legs 15¾ w x 15¾ d x 13⅞ h in.
  • pieces from the urushi/wrappa collection

    the urushi technique is lacquering and polishing pre-seasoned and preprocessed wood

    wappa is a traditional wood processing that is over 400 years old. the process of molding wood includes dipping  in hot water to allow bending; still wet, they are fastened by means of cherry tree bark