Lot 362
A Set of Five Lacquered Keyaki Wood Soup Bowls and Covers by Ikeda Taishin (Japanese, 1825-1903)
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Meiji period (1868-1912), bowls and covers in original signed tomobako, signed on inside "Taishin" in black ink with red artist's seal, five bowls and covers with autumn fruit decoration in black, gold, silver, and red takamaki-e and hiramaki-e on natural wood grain ground, the interior of the cups and covers with black lacquer ground and decorated also with gold, silver, and red takamaki-e and hiramaki-e.

Bowl 2.75 x 3.75 in. diameter

Collection of John Sylvester, Durham, NC

Purchased from an antique shop in Japan.

Ikeda Taishin was the leading pupil of the celebrated lacquer artist Shibata Zeshin, Taishin's art works are held in the collections of many leading museums worldwide including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Excellent condition; one cover with minor chip to foot; wooden storage box has a break in the lid.

$1,000 - 2,000