"Balloon Flower" (Kikyo) Kaleidoscope Marble (Borosilicate) w/ Crane and Flowers - 1.54"

Joei Masataka

  • Basic Information:
    • Made in Hakata, Japan circa 2021
    • Dimensions - 1.54" diameter
    • Weight - ~71g
    • Condition - New
    • Included Accessories - Handmade wooden box
  • Description:
    • A masterpiece of intricacy, that took weeks of painstaking effort carving and masking/plating the surface of a clear borosilicate marble 
    • The Kaleidoscope name derives from the clear window on the front of the marble, which magnifies the intricate and vibrant pattern on the back creating a kaleidoscope-like effect
    • Beautiful Paper Crane on the side, along with vibrant flowers and knots embellish the marble from every angle
    • The silver-plating technique used is from a traditional Japanese art style called "Makie(蒔絵)" originated from Ishikawa Prefecture 
    • One of the most intricate examples of carved patterns on a borosilicate marble, if not the most

    Vendor: Joei Masataka



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