A Lacquer Accessory Box (Tebako)
A Lacquer Accessory Box (Tebako)


A Lacquer Accessory Box (Tebako)
(20th century), attributed to Odawara Toshio (1915-1968)
The deep box of rectangular shape with bevelled edges on the top and bottom and designed in iro-e takamaki-e and togidashi with reeds and morning glories on a green ground, the interior roiro-nuri with silver nashiji; the underside with an exhibition label inscribed in ink Ashi no zu (Reed design) and signed Odawara Toshio
11 x 14 7/8 x 10¼in. (27.9 x 37.7 x 26cm.)
With wood storage box inscribed Ashi no zu urushi tebako (Lacquer accessory box with design of reeds) and signed on the underside Hoju saku
Tokyo-fu Bijutsukan [Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art], "Kigen nisenroppyakunen hoshuku ten" (Exhibition commemorating twenty-six hundred years of imperial lineage), 1940.10.1--22 and 1940.11.3--24

Lot Essay

Kigen nisenroppyakunen hoshukuten daiyonbu bijutsu kogei shuppin mokuroku (Exhibition commemorating twenty-six hundred years of imperial lineage, catalogue of works of art, vol. 4), (Tokyo: Shadan hojin nitten, 1984), no. 94.

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