Tsuba - The Way of Tea

Tsuba - The Way of Tea



Artist: Takashi WAKAMIYA

Materials: Natural lacquer, wood, gold powder, inlays of shell

Size: H13mm x W29mm x D32mm
Year: 2020


(Original box signed by the artist)

  • This little box is in a form of Tsuba which refers to the hand guard of a Japanese sword. The lid and inner part depict the utensils which are often seen in Japanese tea ceremony. Both Japanese sword and tea ceremony are symbolical representing important elements of Japanese culture.