Project Description

Wood Musozutsu 

Of beautifully grained hardwood, decorated with a lacquer panel simulating European leather with a design of Cupid and a bird amongst vegetation in stained ivory and mother-of pearl

Signed in seal form: Kyo???. Circa 1880

21.3 cm

Provenance: 

Rosemary Bandini, London, 2009

Edward Wrangham, Northumberland (no. 2353)

Max Rutherston, London

Information

The design derives from illustrations in the Soken Kisho

Literature: 

Bonhams London, 6th November 2013, Wrangham collection, Part IV, Lot 96

MR1981