Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) Late 19th century
Lot 423*
Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)
Late 19th century
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 25,000 - 34,000
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Lot Details
Various properties
Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)
Late 19th century
A small album bound in orihon (fold-out book) format, mounted with twelve small lacquer paintings mounted on sparse kirihaku paper ground, comprising:

1) Two mice clambering over a kozuchi (Daikoku's mallet), signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Shin.

2) Six assorted seashells inlcuding hamaguri and asari lying over seaweed, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

3) Gnarled branch of flowering plum against the full moon, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

4) Flowering stem of fuki no to (fuki shoot) in spring, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

5) Branch of fuyo buds (cotton-rose mallow), signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

6) Lotus pod lying behind a jardiniere of plants, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

7) Duster made from recycled paper between a pair of bamboo tongs lying in front of clematis trailing over a bamboo fence

8) Renkon (lotus root) and pod, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

9) Large solitary carp swimming in rippled water, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

10) Stag among autumn grasses, signed Zeshin with seal Shin.

11) Village set amidst mountainous landscape, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Shin.

12) Butterfly hovering over a white peony flower growing from behind a bamboo fence, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Koma.

Contained within a wood storage box, signed in black lacquer Zeshin with seal Shin. Each painting approx. 8.5cm x 11.5cm (3 3/8in x 4½in). (2).

Footnotes

  • 小漆画帖 柴田是真筆 一冊 紙本漆絵 19世紀後期
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