A stag antler pipe case By Rakkyu, Edo period (19th century)
Lot 3247
A stag antler pipe case By Rakkyu, Edo period (19th century)
US$ 800 - 1,200
£490 - 730

Lot Details
A stag antler pipe case
By Rakkyu, Edo period (19th century)
Of otoshi zutsu type carved with a Buddhist ascetic holding a scroll and seated on a rocky outcropping, the design incorporating the natural rough textile of the material, signed Rakkyu and sealed
8in (20.2cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection
    Previously sold Butterfield and Butterfield, San Francisco, 21 September, 1991, lot 1695.
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