A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century
Lot 59Y
A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,700
Auction Details
A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case 19th century
Lot Details
A group of four pipecases, a chopstick holder and a whaling knife in a case
19th century
The first two of muso-zutsu type: the wood example with a suspended sheaf of corn, inlaid in ivory, signed Masayoshi, 19.6cm (7¾in); the red-lacquered example with a braided pattern simulating basketwork, 21.2cm (8 3/8in); the third of senryu-zutsu type lacquered with fruiting vine and tendrils, with ensuite tabako-ire, similarly decorated, 19.7cm (7¾in); the bamboo brush case of bunri yatate type, carved with a dragon among clouds, the ends fitted with ebony, signed Chosen, attached to a matching two-tier seal and ink case carved with a shishi, the interior of gilt and roiro, the ojime of red coral, signed hachi-ju o Chikusai (an old man of eighty), 24.1cm (9½in); the fifth a chopstick holder 24.1cm (9½in); the sixth a whaling knife and holder, 22cm (8¾in). (6).

Footnotes

  • 木製きせる筒 二点 (稲の束図、籠網模様)
    木製蒔絵きせる筒 一点 (空豆図)
    竹彫分離矢立 一点 (龍図)
    箸入付箸 一点
    刀入付小刀 一点
    19世紀

    Provenance: the first, third and fourth purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1960, 1951 and 1952 respectively.
Activities
Lot symbols
Contacts
  1. Suzannah Yip
    Specialist - Japanese Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8368
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840