An ivory kiseruzutsu By Kyo, late 19th century
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An ivory kiseruzutsu By Kyo, late 19th century
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An ivory kiseruzutsu
By Kyo, late 19th century
Of muso-zutsu form, carved over all surfaces with a European leather design, showing a child holding a feather fan above a skirted putto holding a large leaf among a mass of exotic flowers, foliage and fruit, signed in seal form Kyo(?).
21cm (8¼in).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫きせる筒 欧羅巴皮革用模様 銘「京」 19世紀後期

    Provenance: purchased at Bonhams, London, 2008.
    Wrangham collection, no.2283.

    The design is taken from an illustration of European leather designs illustrated in vol.6 of the woodblock-printed book, Soken Kisho by Inaba Tsuryu, first published in Osaka, 1781.
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