A shakudo fuchi-gashira Nara School, late 18th/early 19th century
Lot 42
A shakudo fuchi-gashira Nara School, late 18th/early 19th century
Sold for £840 (US$ 1,411) inc. premium
Lot Details
A shakudo fuchi-gashira
Nara School, late 18th/early 19th century
Bearing a nanako ground and inlaid with three butterflies in iroe takazogan, signed Zeraku with kao.

Footnotes

  • 縁頭 蝶 銘「是楽(花押)」 18世紀後期/19世紀前期

    Provenance: Ambrose Lee collection.
    Blockley collection.
    Bradford collection, purchased at Glendining & Co., London, 1962.

    For the maker, Nara Shokan, see Haynes, Index, no.H 08743. He was a student of Nara Masachika and adopted the name Zeraku in his later years.
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