© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAP1119-004
A VERY RARE AND EARLY BRONZE SUTRA CANISTER
Japan, Muromachi period (1333-1573)

The exterior of the cylindric vessel is finely incised with three wrathful Buddhist deities and a poem by Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (775 – 826). The bronze has nicely patinated into a dark brown, almost black color with hues of malachite green.

HEIGHT 23 cm
WEIGHT 1029.2 grams

Condition: The base is pierced. Some minor dents, losses, encrustations and wear, traces of use, all as expected from a piece of this age. Some minor casting flaws. Overall still very good condition.
Provenance: From the collection of Jacques Bigay, High Commissioner of the United Nations. A French private collection acquired from the above.

Schätzpreis 估價:  € 1.500
Startpreis 起拍價:  € 750

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