This is Kiura Go board with legs (5.2-sun/16.0 cm thick) "Asayake*" made by famous craftsman 4th generation of Mr. Torayoshi YOSHIDA .
*"Asayake" means morning glow.Named this board "Asayake" because it glows beautifully like a sunrise.
Ichi-jo-saku (一如 作）means "made with Ichi-jo spirit" is the proof of his work.
This Kiura board with legs (5.3-sun: 16.0 cm thick) is made from 500-year-old Hyuga Kaya wood grown in Miyazaki Pref. Japan.
The material wood has high oil content and its color tone is very specific to Miyazaki wood. The board is made from a wood that has been dried for more than 30 years, so it is completely dried out.
The lines of a board are marked using Tachi-mori, the skill of drawing lines using a Japanese sword. This traditional technique highlights the beauty of natural grain patterns and the texture of lacquered line is smooth and has also a nice feeling.
The works of Mr. Torayoshi YOSHIDA feature very thin markings lines, that create elegance and beauty.
All four legs are hand-carved according to the color tone of the board and grain patterns to maximize the expression and impression of wood, and to best match with the board.
There is a Itame part in some of top surface.Beautiful board with fine grain patterns.
Top surface has inter-grown knot,cutting side has small stain,bottom has tar spot .
*Please check the photo images.
1sets only item, Regular price:800,000 Yen⇒celebrate Yoshida's succession to the 4th generation special price 650,000 Yen (150,000 Yen OFF)
Kiura 5.2-sun (16.0 cm thick)
- Size (height×width×thick×leg)
457 mm × 424 mm × 160 mm × 120 mm
- Weight : About 15.5 kg
- Paulownia cover, Cotton cover
- Actual shipping cost shall be coved by the customer.
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