Set of two Kozuka and two Kogai
Lot 2325
Two kozuka, two kogai, four pairs of menuki and a single menuki 19th century
Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Property from the collection of Clarence McKenzie Lewis Jr.
Two kozuka, two kogai, four pairs of menuki and a single menuki
19th century
Comprising a shakudo nanako kogai decorated with a plum tree and crescent moon in iroe takazogan and gold hirazogan; a shakudo migakiji kogai decorated with various locks in gold takazogan; an iron tsuchimeji kozuka with a Buddhist priest's staff and fly whisk; a shibuich migakiji kozuka with Chinan sen'nin on a carp in iroe takazogan and katakiribori, inscribed Natsuo; a pair of shibuichi migakiji menuki carved as oxen; a pair of copper menuki carved as quail in grasses, highlighted with gold zogan; a pair of menuki carved as lobsters finished in gilt, signed Seiko and with kao; a pair of shakudo and gold menuki carved as gamboling lions; a menuki formed as a chrysanthemum, highlighted in gilt
8 7/8in (22.5cm) long (the largest)
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