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A LACQUER PORTABLE BRUSH AND INK CASE (YATATE)

EDO PERIOD (CIRCA 1800), SIGNED HANAGAWA HOKUGYOKU SAKU AND WITH KAKIHAN

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A LACQUER PORTABLE BRUSH AND INK CASE (YATATE)
edo period (circa 1800), signed hanagawa hokugyoku saku and with kakihan
The long, cylindrical writing brush case lacquered in gold, silver and brown takamaki-e, hiramaki-e and gold foil with accents of red lacquer with six actors performing three Kyogen plays, including Suehirogari, the ground of the case brownish-black lacquer and mura-nashiji and the ends mounted in soft-metal cast with foliate scroll; the ink well located in the hinged lid of the case now mising, silver plug for suspension on side
10½in. (26.6cm.) long
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