Takamakie on Kiji-nuri, I didn't carve this wooden surface I used this piece as it was, with very interesting defects of its surface, Seshime-Urushi, Roiro-Urushi for effected places, gold Hiramefun. The relieves were done with Takamakie technique with Sumiko-Urushi and Ikkaki-Urush, gold reddish Keshifun and gold dull Marufun, Mother-of-pearls: Paua and Abalon. The size of this Manju netsuke is 2 inches across, ½ inch thick. 2009.
Russia, private collection.