A set of three roiro lacquer vessels By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903
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A set of three roiro lacquer vessels By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903
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A set of three roiro lacquer vessels By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903 A set of three roiro lacquer vessels By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903 A set of three roiro lacquer vessels By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903 A set of three roiro lacquer vessels By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903
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A set of three roiro lacquer vessels
By Umezawa Ryushin (1874-1953), dated 1903
Comprising a pair of cylindrical deep haisen (bowl for washing sakazuki) and a small rectangular tray, all decorated with a matching design of Korin-style crashing waves, lacquered in gold takamakie and gin-ishimeiji on a black ground, all signed in gold lacquer Ryushin; with tomobako titled and signed by the artist, Meiji sanju roku mizunoe-u nen roku gatsu (sixth month, in the year of Meiji 36 [June, 1903]), signed Umezawa Ryushin zo. The haisen 8.2cm x 14cm (3¼in x 5½in), the tray 11.3cm x 9.8cm (4½in x 3 13/16in). (4).

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  • 光琳様波図蒔絵盃洗・小盆 三点 銘「隆真」 明治36年(1903年)

    Umezawa Ryushin was the third son of Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891). He studied makie-e and painting under the tutelage of his father and under Ikeda Taishin (1825-1903). He obtained a silver prize at the Paris International Exposition in 1900 and at the Japan-British Exposition in 1910.
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