Fukunishi Sobe Pine Tree Aizu Lacquer Cylindrical Flower Vase with Tray
This Japanese vase features pine tree blowing in the wind on a chic black vase that will brighten up any room. It is made of wood resin and synthetic lacquer, both are durable against water.
In ancient China, pine trees that withstood wind and snow and remained green all year round were considered a symbol of longevity. It is also considered a tree of good luck in Japan, and there is a custom to place a decoration using a pine tree called a "Kadomatsu" at the entrance during the New Year. Pine trees are also included among the particularly auspicious plants known as "Sho-chiku-bai (pine, bamboo, and plum)".
There is a container for flowers on the inside. Also two trays can be placed underneath the vase to make it look even more traditional and elegant.
Its timeless design is suitable for long-term use, daily use or when entertaining guests.
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- Quantity: 1 Flower vase and 2 trays
[Flower Vase]D7.3cm(2.9in)x H25cm(9.8in)
[Container inside of the Flower Vase]D5.3cm(2.1in) x H14cm(5.5in)[Tray]23.5cm(9.3cm)×7cm(2.8in)x H0.8cm(0.3in)
- Material: Wood resin
- Origin: Made in Japan - Aizu Lacquerware
- Brand: Fukunishi Sobe
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Fukunishi-Sobei Shoten was started by taking over the lacquerware division from the main family, which had been in existence for 13 generations since the early Edo period. They have developed their products over time by figuring out "what must not be changed and what must be changed". In addition to the lacquering technique that makes the most of the moist luster of lacquerware, the company has handed down the unique decorative techniques of Aizu, such as Aizu-e painting with motifs of pine, bamboo, plum, and ceremonial arrow, and the spinning wheel. Fukunishi Soubei's lacquerware flexibly incorporates modern industrial technology, and is a special product that has a high artistic value as well as an aspect of being daily use items with which long-time use gives an additional charm.View more Fukunishi Sobe items
About AIZU LACQUERware
Aizu is located in the southern part of the Tohoku region and is known as a place where nature and history are richly preserved and a unique culture takes root. The Aizu region is a basin surrounded by rich nature and has become a famous lacquerware production area where the entire process from the production of materials, such as cultivating lacquer trees, collecting sap, and cutting nearby trees, to the processing and finishing of lacquerware can be done locally. Aizu lacquerware has continued to grow up to the present day, as it has always proactively adopted the latest technology in addition to the traditional techniques that have survived for over 400 years.View more Aizu Lacquerware