24 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 4,000
A lacquered arrow quiver (utsubo)
Edo period (17th-18th century)
The utsubo of woven rattan lacquered in dark brown, with lid of lacquered leather, with a gilt jumonji mon
39in. (99cm.) long
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Such quivers were provided with detachable covers to keep out the elements, and were carried suspended horizontally at the right side.
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