James T. Steichen
Date Last Modified: 28-Jan-2013
An example of how furniture can be made more refined-looking with marquetry. The picture is another Ukiyo-e print. The original print was by Tooshuusai Sharaku. Background is Cherry, fan is satinwood, picture border is walnut, kimono is black-dyed birch. The tables are mainly Cherry with walnut trim & legs; they also have a drawer & is 21"H by 21-1/2"W by 15-1/2"D.
This is a picture of Toshiro Mifune as Kikuchiyo in "The Seven Samurai." Picture background is walnut with a black-dyed birch border. Kimono is Cherry, as is the rest of the table top.
Lady with Fan (by Tooshuusai Sharaku):