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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 67

    An Iron Flower Basin

    SHOWA PERIOD (20TH CENTURY), SIGNED IKKOKU SHIKI [KASHIMA IKKOKU (1898-1996)]

    Price Realised  

    An Iron Flower Basin
    Showa period (20th century), signed Ikkoku shiki [Kashima Ikkoku (1898-1996)]
    Worked in relief with apsaras flying amongst gilt and silver clouds; interior gilded and distressed into red bole underlayer
    10 7/8 x 8 1/8 x 6¾in. (27.8 x 21 x 17.4cm.)
    With wood box inscribed Chokin saiun hiten tetsukaki (gilt and polychrome clouds and apsaras iron flower basin) and signed on underside of lid Kashima Ikkoku shiki


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    Kashima Ikkoku was awarded a prize for his metalwork at the 9th annual Teiten Imperial Art Exhibition in 1928.