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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 285

    Six Kozuka

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED YANAGAWA NAOMITSU AND WITH KAO, THE SECOND INSCRIBED GAIUNDO NAOYUKI AND WITH KAO, THE THIRD SIGNED HIROTOSHI, THE FOURTH INSCRIBED HARUAKI HOGEN AND KAO, THE FIFTH INSCRIBED GAIUNDO NORIYUKI AND SEALED

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    Six Kozuka
    Edo period (18th-19th century), the first signed Yanagawa Naomitsu and with kao, the second inscribed Gaiundo Naoyuki and with kao, the third signed Hirotoshi, the fourth inscribed Haruaki Hogen and kao, the fifth inscribed Gaiundo Noriyuki and sealed
    The first a Yanagawa-school shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with a rooster, hen and chick in iroe taka-zogan; the second a Mito-school shibuichi migaki-ji kozuka designed with Gyokushi holding a one-stringed zither in iroe taka-zogan; the third a Mito-school shibuichi migaki-ji kozuka with scholars on rocky islands in taka-bori and gold taka-zogan, the fourth a Haruaki-school copper ishimae-ji kozuka with plum in iroe taka-zogan; the fifth a Hamano-school shibuichi migaki-ji kozuka with a Chinese beauty in shishiai-bori and iroe taka-zogan; the sixth a Goto-school shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with quail in millet in gold and shakudo taka-zogan
    3¾in. (9.6cm.) long each approx. (6)


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