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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 10

    A gilt-bronze reliquary pagoda

    EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY), SIGNED SHARITO-SHI MIYAJIMA HANSHIRO FUJIWARA MASATSUGU (MADE BY MIYAJIMA HANSHIRO AND FUJIWARA MASATSUGU), DATED GENROKU NISAI TSUCHINOTO-MI NIGAPPI (2ND MONTH, 1689)

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    A gilt-bronze reliquary pagoda
    Edo period (late 17th century), signed Sharito-shi Miyajima Hanshiro Fujiwara Masatsugu (made by Miyajima Hanshiro and Fujiwara Masatsugu), dated Genroku nisai tsuchinoto-mi nigappi (2nd month, 1689)
    The one-story pagoda set on square base, applied with four sets of hinged double doors engraved with shippo and geometric designs to the exterior, all below the lacquered roof showing the intricately-constructed rafters beneath, surmounted by a tall stick with the jewel, nine rings; signature and date on base
    24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE BASS MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND