A small bamboo inkpot By Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
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A small bamboo inkpot By Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
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A small bamboo inkpot By Jikan Ganbun, 19th century A small bamboo inkpot By Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
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A small bamboo inkpot
By Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
Of irregular oval section, inlaid with five metal ants in typical style and with an iron staple drawing together an intentional crack to one side, the interior with a metal liner, signed Jikan Ganbun with kao, with a rustic cover of umoregi, signed Jikan Ganbun.
4.5cm (1¾in) wide.

Footnotes

  • 蟻図貼付彫金竹木製墨壷 銘「自侃眼文(花押)」「自侃眼文」 19世紀

    Published: George Lazarnick, Netsuke and Inro Artists and How to Read Their Signatures, 1981, p.575.
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