• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 571

    A lacquered arrow quiver (utsubo)

    EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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.