Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924)
Late 18th/early 19th century
Kakejiku, in ink on paper, an uchiwa-e mounted inside the honshi of the brocade, depicting one large and two small tama, an inscription on the left, signed Tessai with illegible red seal; with wood storage box titled Tessai sensei hoju zu (Painting of cintamani by Master Tessai) and signed by the Nanga artist Mizuta Chikuho (1883-1958); with outer lacquer storage box.
The fan painting, 14cm x 39.5cm (5½in x 15 5/8in). (3).