Natural bamboo senryu-zutsu without decoration
Lot 3256
Three pipe cases The second by Toko, Edo period (19th century)
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£890 - 1,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
Three pipe cases
The second by Toko, Edo period (19th century)
Comprising a bamboo senryu zutsu type pipe case left in its natural state, lightly polished; a wood otoshi zutsu type carved with with flowers, a snail, and various insects in sunken relief, signed and sealed Toko; a muso zutsu type constructed of cherry wood covered in clear lacquer and designed in the form of a dagger, applied with silvered metal fittings
8 3/4in (22.3cm) long (the longest)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection

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

    Bushell, Raymond. Kiseruzutsu: the Japanese Pipecase in Arts of Asia, 10.6, 1980, no. 50 (the third.)
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