An unusual bamboo pipe case By Tetsugai, Edo period (19th century)
Lot 3243
An unusual bamboo pipe case By Tetsugai, Edo period (19th century)
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£590 - 890
Auction Details
Lot Details
An unusual bamboo pipe case
By Tetsugai, Edo period (19th century)
Otoshi zutsu type, carved with seven Buddhist ascetics and their attributes in katakiribori, details stained dark, signed Tetsugai sanjin and sealed
8 1/4in (21cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection
    Previously sold Butterfield and Butterfield, San Francisco, 21 September, 1991, lot 1693.

    Published: Bushell, Raymond. Kiseruzutsu: the Japanese Pipecase in Arts of Asia, 10.6, 1980 (signature only).
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