A wood and lacquer pipe case Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 3253
A wood and lacquer pipe case Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A wood and lacquer pipe case
Meiji period (late 19th century)
The muso zutsu pipe case constructed of woven strips of sandalwood, plaited as a flat mat and decorated with two tsuba rendered in brown lacquer carved in relief, metal rim and seam
9 1/4in (23.4cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection

    Published: Bushell, Raymond. Kiseruzutsu: the Japanese Pipecase in Arts of Asia, 10.6, 1980, no. 17.
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