A bamboo pipe case and a wood pipe case Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 3244
A bamboo pipe case and a wood pipe case Meiji period (late 19th century)
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£890 - 1,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
A bamboo pipe case and a wood pipe case
Meiji period (late 19th century)
The bamboo muso zutsu pipe case carved with two flat sections on the front featuring a pair of swimming carp carved in sunken relief and stained dark, illegibly signed; the wood muso zutsu pipe case with Sho-Kannon sitting cross-legged on a lotus pedestal carved in sunken relief, the inner sleeve carved with a long poem and signed Shou'u and dated Showa 30 (1955), the exterior with an illegible seal
8in (20.2cm); 8 3/4in (22.2cm) long

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  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection
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