© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAPNE0619-035
AN IRON AND GOLD KOZUKA HANDLE DEPICTING DARUMA
Unsigned, kozuka handle, iron and gold
Japan, late Edo period (1615-1868)

Daruma, the first patriarch of Zen Buddhism, is seated at the end of the handle, with bald head, the characteristic earrings and golden eyes with a longing expression, executed in high takazogan relief. Above him there is a gold inlaid inscription in cursive and abbreviated sosho.

LENGTH 9.8 cm

Provenance: German private collection.
Condition: Very good condition with minor spots of rust.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 250

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