hiramaki-e  平蒔絵 : form of flat, level maki-e. 


kaô 花押 or kakihan 書き判 : monogram seal added to the signature.


katatsuki 肩衝 : tea caddy (cha-ire) with flat shoulders.


maki-e  蒔絵  : « sprinkled picture », a generic term for lacquer decoration made by sprinkling fine gold and silver powders or flakes.


marutsubo 丸壺 : rounded tea caddy (cha-ire).


nasubi 茄子 : tea caddy (cha-ire) in the shape of an eggplant.


shifuku 仕覆 : small cloth bags used for wrapping valuable objects used in the tea ceremony, notably the tea caddies.


takamaki-e 高蒔絵 : form of maki-e with elements raised above the surface.


togidashi maki-e 研出蒔絵 : form of maki-e in which the gold or silver powder designs are covered with lacquer of the same colour as the ground, then revealed once more by polishing.