18 September 2008,
Price realised USD 2,125
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
Ukita Ikkei (1795-1859)
Courtiers admiring a waterfall, from Tsurezuregusa (Essays in Idleness)
Signed Ikkeisai hitsu and sealed Toyotomi Yoshitame
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
39¾ x 14 1/8in. (101 x 36cm.)
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Nagoya Bijutsu Club, Toshi bo taike shozohin uritate (Auction catalogue of an anonymous collection in Nagoya City), 1931.10.12-13, p. 38.
_____, Boke shozohin uritate (Auction catalogue of an anonymous collection), 1933.12.10-11, p. 39.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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