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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    Prince Soncho (D. 1852) and Monk Shoyo

    Prince Soncho's letter to Monk Shoyo and Shoyo's calligraphy Ryu (dragon)

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    Prince Soncho (D. 1852) and Monk Shoyo
    Prince Soncho's letter to Monk Shoyo and Shoyo's calligraphy Ryu (dragon)
    Letter signed, dated and addressed Nigatsu juichinichi (2.11) ... Daisojo, calligraphy signed Shinzan daisojo Shoyo, sealed Daisojo, Shoyo and Kichi... shoshu
    Letter and calligraphy mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper
    Letter: 13 x 19¾ in. (33 x 50.2); calligraphy: 12½ x 20¾in. (31.7 x 52.7cm.)


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    Prince Soncho was the son-in-law of Emperor Kokaku and lived in Chion'in Temple in Kyoto.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.