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NAGIGAWA TESSO (ACTIVE EARLY-MID 20TH CENTURY): A WOOD KISERUZUTSU (PIPE CASE) DEPICTING A RAKAN AND CHILD
LOT 348 - NE0421

By Nagigawa Tesso (active early to mid-20th century), signed Tesso 鉄宗 造
Japan, Nara, early 20th century

Of muso-zutsu type, carved in shishiaibori (sunken relief) to one side with a rakan seated on a rocky outpost under an old gnarled tree, holding a fan in one hand, and to the other with a boy holding an ewer in one hand and pulling down a vine from a tree branch high above him with the other, all with details embellished by polyhcrome and gold pigment, the clothes of the boy and the rakan decorated in matching floral gold patterns, signed to one short side in the lower area TESSO 造.

LENGTH 20.5 cm

Condition: Very good condition with minor surface wear and few small natural age cracks as expected.
Provenance: Ex-collection Milton Stratos.

Nagigawa Tesso was a student of Kano Tessai and made a number of works in his master’s style. His dates are unknown, but he is recorded to have been still living in 1936.

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