MINGEI CRAFT

Two armchairs
« Usu »

Keyaki or Zelkova,a typical Japanese tree
Craft handmade unique pieces, characteristic of the Mingei movement, invented in 1925 by Soetsu Yanagi, Sori Yanagi’s father
Circa 1940
H_47 cm D_56 cm
18 1/2 x 22 1/16 in.

This set is made from a « Usu » : it’s a characteristic container, a mortar, in which mochi (a sort a rice) is pressed.

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