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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 291

    Three Goto School Kozuka

    EDO PERIOD (17TH-19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST WITH ATTESTATION TO GOTO KENJO I, THE SECOND INSCRIBED GOTO KENJO AND WITH KAO (PROBABLY THE 12TH-GENERATION GOTO) AND THE THIRD ATTRIBUTED TO THE 14TH-GENERATION GOTO-SCHOOL MASTER

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    Three Goto School Kozuka
    Edo period (17th-19th century), the first with attestation to Goto Kenjo I, the second inscribed Goto Kenjo and with kao (probably the 12th-generation Goto) and the third attributed to the 14th-generation Goto-school master
    The first, shakudo nanako-ji kozuka decorated with Chinese lions and peonies in gold taka-zogan, gold frame; the second, shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with New Year's items and an inkstone and brush in iroe taka-zogan, frame gold and shakudo; the third, shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with blossoming cherry tree, curtain and a drum by a veranda, gold frame
    Each 3¾in. (9.6cm.) long (3)


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