12 - 13 July 2006,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 1,560
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 2,500
TWO KISERUZUTSU [PIPECASE] AND A TONKOTSU [TOBACCO BOX]
Edo Period (18th-19th Century)
The first set comprising an otoshi-zutsu form stag-antler pipecase, carved with a skull forming the holder, with a metal pipe, the bamboo node tonkotsu carved as a large skull; the second set with a senryu-zutsu form pipecase, carved as a snake, with a wood tonkotsu, carved with a roundel with lacquer and ivory decoration of insects and foliage (2)
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