A pair of mixed metal menuki, By Ikeda Takatoshi, late Edo Period, 19th century

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Lot 44
A pair of mixed metal menuki,
By Ikeda Takatoshi, late Edo Period, 19th century

£ 1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,200 - 1,900
Various properties
A pair of mixed metal menuki,
By Ikeda Takatoshi, late Edo Period, 19th century
In the form of Fujiwara Hirai Yasumasa playing the flute while his brother, Hakamadare Yasusuke creeps up, prior to attacking him, in gold, silver and shakudo, signed Takatoshi with kao; with fitted box. 3½cm (1 3/8in). (4).

Footnotes

  • 目貫 一対 池田孝寿 銘孝寿 江戸時代(19世紀)

    With NBTHK Hozon Tosogu paper.

    For the maker, see R. Haynes Index, no. H 09320. He was the son of Ikeda Okitaka and was reputed to be a student of Otsuki Mitsuhiro and teacher of Kano Natsuo.
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