Dark wood senryu-zutsu in the simple form of a long bean.
Lot 3255
A wood pipe case and a bamboo pipe case Edo period (19th century)
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Auction Details
Lot Details
A wood pipe case and a bamboo pipe case
Edo period (19th century)
Each of senryu zutsu type, the first carved in the simple form of a long bean, the himotoshi formed by a hole bored through the edge of the bean; the second carved with an Fujin, the God of Wind looking down at an Buddhist ascetic seated in a grotto, the hermit squints as he turns his face into the wind sent his way by the god
8in (20.2cm); 7 3/4in (19.8cm) long

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  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection
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