This picnic set from the Edo period features designs of chrysanthemum sprays. Its boxes and trays are made of gold maki-e on nashiji, while its sake bottles are made of pewter.
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https://www.britannica.com/art/nashijiNashiji, also called Aventurine, in Japanese lacquerwork, form of maki-e that is frequently employed for the background of a pattern. Gold or silver flakes called ...
Nashiji-urushi (梨子地漆) is the transparent lacquer but mixed with gamboge to create an even