A patinated bronze tonkotsu<BR />19th century
Lot 5475
A patinated bronze tonkotsu
19th century
US$ 600 - 800
£360 - 480
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from a Bay Area Collector
A patinated bronze tonkotsu
19th century
Fashioned as an oval box with a slightly domed lid and cast to the front with a relief of the immortal Kinko (Qin Gao) riding on a carp through cresting waves (dents), all suspended from an ivory manju netsuke carved with a feathered maiden (kinnara); together with a wood percussion instrument carved as two mokugyo (wood bells). [2]
3 1/8in (8cm) length of tonkotsu
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