A shakudo fuchi-gashira Murakami School, late 18th century
Lot 53
A shakudo fuchi-gashira Murakami School, late 18th century
Sold for £1,104 (US$ 1,855) inc. premium
Lot Details
A shakudo fuchi-gashira
Murakami School, late 18th century
Bearing an ishime ground, inlaid in gold and shakudo takazogan with dragonflies, details in aogai, signed Jochiku with kao.

Footnotes

  • 縁頭 蜻蛉 銘「如竹(花押)」 18世紀後期

    Provenance: G.H. Naunton collection, no.750, Catalogue, illus. pl.XXXII.
    W.W. Winkworth collection, purchased 1964.

    Murakami Jochiku was a celebrated fittings maker who died around 1800 and was well known for his fine depictions of dragonflies and other flying insects.
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