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Complete Writing Set

Auction:
2315
Lot:
480
Sold for:
$30,550$26,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2315
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 22, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Complete Writing Set, Japan, lacquer work stationary box (Bunko), and writing box (Suzuribako), high relief Maki-e of a rustic cottage in various gold colors on a black ground, gold interiors with chrysanthemum flowers, gilt silver water dropper; Bunko, 17 1/2 x 14, Suzuribako, 10 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.; Hinoki wood storage box inside a lacquered outer storage box, both inscribed with the contents and the name Heian Zohiko for Sochu.

Literature: The Index of Inro Artists, by E. A. Wrangam, edited by Joe Earle, p. 269.
Estimate $28,000-32,000

Keywords

Japan, Joe Earle, Japanese art, Japanese crafts, Lacquer, Maki-e

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