Kiri (paulownia) & Kuwa (mulberry) woods
29.5 x 22.2 x 45.4 (h) cm
Niigata, Meiji, ca. 1870-1880
Tomobako, original box signed by the artist
Sencha tea shelve by Ito Shosei
A very “Art-Deco” style cabinet for sencha tea ceremony.
Ito Shosei (unknown dates) were active in Niigata during the Meiji period. He was known for sencha wooden utensils.