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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    A Group of Five Kozuka

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED GOTO DESHI TAKESHIMA TOSHIKATA AND WITH KAO, THE SECOND SIGNED TAMENOBU AND WITH KAO, THE THIRD SIGNED, GOTO INJO AND WITH KAO, THE FIFTH INSCRIBED ARITSUNA AND WITH KAO

    Price Realised  

    A Group of Five Kozuka
    Edo period (18th-19th century), the first signed Goto deshi Takeshima Toshikata and with kao, the second signed Tamenobu and with kao, the third signed, Goto Injo and with kao, the fifth inscribed Aritsuna and with kao
    Comprising a shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with lobsters, shells and seaweed in iroe taka-zogan; a shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with gamboling horses in iroe taka-zogan; a shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with a landscape in iroe taka-zogan, the reverse in silver and shakudo; a shakudo migaki-ji kozuka with a wasp and cricket in iroe taka-zogan; a copper nanako-ji kozuka with fireflies in iroe taka-zogan, the reverse shibuichi with irises in katakiri-bori and gold and silver hira-zogan, frame shakudo
    3¾in. (9.6cm.) long (the longest) (5)


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    PUBLISHED:
    Alexander Moslé, Japanese Works of Art, Armour Weapons Sword-Fittings Lacquer Textiles Colour Prints selected from the Moslé Collection (Leipzig: A.E. Seamann, 1914), no. 278, the first only.

    Provenance

    Alexander Moslé, Leipzig


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RUTH SCHNEIDMAN