© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAPNE0619-032
A SENTOKU AND SILVER KOZUKA HANDLE DEPICTING A MAN WITH A BROOM UNDER THE CRESCENT MOON
Unsigned, kozuka handle, sentoku and silver
Japan, late Edo period (1615-1868)

This finely contrasting work depicts a man sweeping with a broom in takazogan relief, the figure entirely covered with silver. The man is wearing a basket-like cap and a long robe with baggy trousers but no shoes; presumably he is a temple servant. Above him the silver crescent moon.

LENGTH 9.7 cm

Provenance: German private collection.
Condition: Very good condition with minor wear and small nicks.

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