A basic element in Japanese culture, the Owan was used to serve a guest who, when presented, was compelled to comment on its beauty. Traditional examples are of finely turned wood with multiple layers of true lacquer as base and decoration. These are made of an early composition material, probably soy bean based, about 100 years ago. The product of Japan's industrialization, which, in two generations, transformed it from an isolated primitive culture to a world military power. 5" diameter, relief decorated in bamboo leaves and net. Decorative as well as historic. Pair.

Stock Number: FNS1116


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All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.


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