26 November 1996,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 632
GBP 200 - GBP 300
A globular tripod jar modelled as a sack tied around the neck with ribbons and tassles forming the handles, painted and gilt with the Shichi-fuku-jin, each seated holding their attributes -- 2½in. (6cm.) high, signed Hosuiken.
See Colour Plate 7 and detail of signature.
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