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Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C.
Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C. - Asian Works of Art Style Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C. - Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C. -
Ref : 85519
8 000 €
Period :
19th century
Artist :
Miyao Eisuke (vers 1880)
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
L. 5.51 inch
Asian Works of Art  - Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C. 19th century - Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C.
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Lacquered bronze & cover with Ebisu on a giant carp, Japan, 19th C.

A rare Shakudo lacquered bronze box with gilding, representing the marine divinity Ebisu on a giant carp, signed in a cartouche on the tail "Miyao zo" (Workshop of Miyao Eisuke, circa 1880).

Provenance: Private French collection, bought in 1965 at the Drouot auction house

For an almost identical box from the same workshop, see Christie's New York, sale of September 18, 2007, lot 195

Victoria Hougron

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Asian Works of Art