© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAPNE0619-036
A FINE SHAKUDO KOZUKA HANDLE DEPICTING A GOLD DRAGON BY HIDETOMO
By Hidetomo, kozuka handle, bronze and gold
Japan, late Edo period (1615-1868)

A masterful work depicting a chilong dragon in high takazogan relief with gold, its smooth body coiled like a snake, with a long mane, three claws, and a bifurcated tail with volutes. The dragon’s head is turned towards the flaming pearl. Below the dragon is a minutely carved weave pattern. Signed on the reverse DAI .. HIDETOMO and Kao.

LENGTH 9.6 cm

Provenance: German private collection.
Condition: Very good condition.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 250

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