Egg-shaped Music Box with Gold Lacquer
Music box embellished with Japanese gold lacquer Transforming traditional techniques into innovation
Yamada Heiando is a lacquer shop that serves the Imperial Household Agency. This egg-shaped music box is an integration of both tradition and innovation, a one-and-only product made by six artisans to demonstrate Japanese beauty to the international audience. The classic egg-shaped silhouette is smoothly painted in true black, with intricate hand-drawn gold lacquer juxtaposed against the contemporary radiance of Swarovski crystals.