© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-278
SHORAKU: AN IVORY AND MIXED METAL KAGAMIBUTA OF THE BUNBUKU CHAGAMA FOLKTALE
Signed Raku
Japan, 19th century

The bowl is made of ivory and the lid of iron with gold details depicting the legend of the Bumbuku Chagama (badger tea kettle). According to Japanese folklore, a poor man sets a tanuki free, which in return transforms into a kettle, so that the man can perform with it on the street and become wealthy.

DIAMETER 4 cm

Condition: A crack to the ivory, otherwise good worn condition.
Provenance: British private collection.

Nachverkauf:  € 750

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