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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    A Zeshin-School Covered Box

    MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KEISHIN [IKEDA KEISHIN (ACTIVE CIRCA 1900)]

    Price Realised  

    A Zeshin-School Covered Box
    Meiji-Taisho period (late 19th-early 20th century), signed Keishin [Ikeda Keishin (active circa 1900)]
    The box constructed of cloth and woven bamboo covered in brown lacquer, the wood cover decorated on the top with a branch of a chestnut tree and pine needles in gold, silver, brown and black lacquer
    3 x 4 x 2in. (7.6 x 10.1 x 5cm.)


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    Ikeda Keishin was a follower of Ikeda Taishin (1825-1903) and worked in the tradition of Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891).