A lacquered box by Kinjo Ikkokusai, the seventh generation of a family of lacquerware makers in Hiroshima, uses the cho-shitsu technique and crushed eggshells

The Shiraito lacquered box by Hiroshima artisan Kinjo-Ikkokusai uses the cho-shitsu technique whereby the streams of water representing waterfalls are painstakingly built up by individually applying tiny flakes of eggshell to the lacquer base.

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