Tebako

Price:€7 620
Auction date:22.03.2017   09:00
Lot 1043Tebako
Japan, Late Meiji Period. Gokashihin (gift) of the Meiji Emperor. Rectangular box with rounded corners. Inner edges with silver cap. Silver - and Gold-Taka and Hira-Makie on a dark and Golden Nashiji. Ukai (Cormorant Fishing) Scene. The Usho (fishing master), a Kazaori-Eboshi wearing, in his boat, standing and the bird linen Hand-holding. The Smoking lantern on a long pole to attract fish. The inner tray is grisaille-like in black lacquer and gold base, decorated, and presents two cormorants in the water. 23,5x19x10 cm.

Tomobako as follows labeled: Shikki Ukai Makie O'tebako and may, Meiji 23 (1890) Shikkikai Goyôhin. The inside of the Lid of the Tomobako with the Emperor's seal and labels: This label testifies that the objects of 1912 were in the possession of the recently deceased Emperor Meiji. It certifies that it is in this object to one of the seven articles, which was passed on to the Emperor Taisho in December 1912 by the recently deceased Emperor Meiji and Hoshu (the manufacturer of this varnish work), the younger brother of Uematsu Kaneyoshi / Hôbi (1872-1933), a masterful artisans.
Matano Takuro (honoured with the top of the third Hofrang (Shôsanmi) and the first order of merit (Kun'ittô).
Second Outer Tomobako with two labels of Kuroeya, Tokyo.

Tebako
Japan, late Meiji period. Gokashihin (poison) of the Meiji Emperor. Rectangular box with rounded corners. Rim-of-the-box, silver mounted.
Silver and gold taka and hira-makie on dark golden nashiji grounds.
Ukai (cormorant fishing) scene. The Usho (Fisherman) wears kazaori eboshi, standing on his boat, holding the rope in his hands. The smoking lantern hangs on a long pole to lure the fish. The inner tray is grisaille like decorated in black on golden lacquer, depicted water landscape with two cormorants. 23,5x19x10 cm.

Tomobako is signed as follwing: Shikki Ukai Makie O'tebako and May, Meiji 23 (1890) Shikkikai Goyôhin.
The inside lid of the Tomobako with the seal of the Emperor and marked as follows: This seal testifies that the objects were owned by the recently deceased Emperor Meiji in 1912. It confirms that this object is one of seven articles passed on to the Emperor Taisho in December 1912 by the recently deceased Emperor Meiji and that Hoshu (manufacturer of this lacquer work), and the younger brother of Uematsu Kaneyoshi / Hôbi (1872 to 1933) was a master craftsman. Matano Takuro (honored with the upper third court yard (Shôsanmi) and the first Order of Merit (Kun'ittô).
Second exterior Tomobako with two labels from Kuroeya, Tokyo.

Provenance: With the acquisition by Matano Takuro (family of the wife) found the object in the possession of the Grand-uncle (born. to 1880-1979) of the current owner. He lived in Kobe from 1929 to 1979, and worked as a commercial man, for the brothers Volkert active

Provenance: the object came into the possession of the great uncle (born around 1880-1979) of today's owner, through the acquisition of Matano Takuro (family member of the wife). He lived in Kobe from 1929 to 1979 and worked for the brothers Volkert, Winterthur, Switzerland
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