A BRONZE SCROLL WEIGHT BY TAKUSAI
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). Artist seal of Honma Takusai III (1868-1945) to underside. This unusual scroll weight has a sinuous dragon on top which serves both as handle and as a brush rest. The bronze displays a rare, naturally grown lilac patina
LENGTH 17 cm
WEIGHT 201.7 grams
Provenance: From an Austrian private collection.
Condition: Excellent condition with only minor wear.