© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAPNE0619-028
A SHAKUDO KOZUKA HANDLE OF A TAOIST MAGICIAN ON A CLOUD BY KATSUYUKI
By Terumitsu, kozuka handle, shakudo, silver and gold
Japan, late Edo period (1615-1868)

The immortal magician Tobosaku is floating on a cloud. A small table with a basket full of immortality peaches, which he wants to steal, is on the ground below him. They belong to the fairy Xiwangmu, the Queen Mother of the West. Signed RIFUDO KATSUYUKI on the reverse; the “do” in Rifudo indicates a temple, literally “temple by the windy village”.

LENGTH 9.8 cm

Provenance: German private collection.
Condition: Very good condition with signs of wear and some minor scratches on the surface.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 250

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