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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 196

    Hanabusa Itcho (1652-1724)

    The Noh play Tokusa

    Price Realised  

    Hanabusa Itcho (1652-1724)
    The Noh play Tokusa
    Signed Hanabusa Itcho hitsu and sealed
    Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
    16 1/8 x 24in. (41 x 61cm.)


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    Tokusa, or Scouring-rushes, is a Noh play by Zeami about an old man who is cutting rushes and is by chance reunited with his son, who was kidnapped years before.

    Provenance

    Matsudaira family collection