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A JAPANESE YŪZEN-DYDED CUT VELVET "GEISHA" PANEL, SIGNED BUN...

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R8000 - R12000

Hammer

R16000

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A JAPANESE YŪZEN-DYDED CUT VELVET "GEISHA" PANEL, SIGNED BUNCHO IPPITSUSAI, C. 1755 - 1790

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The rectangular field cut, shaved, dyed and painted to reveal a geisha and her attendant in an interior setting, the geisha walking while gazing to her left, her right hand raised to adjust a hairpin, kanzashi, within her elaborate chignon, her flowing robe moving to reveal her shoes, okobo, her young attendant to her side in similar attire with a rust and ivory obi tied around her waist while looking down at a lantern filled with fireflies, the minimalistic interior with a standing lantern on a long table below two paper lanterns, chochin, the sliding doors, shoji, open to reveal a moonlit garden of a flowering tree and bamboo beside a pond, signed bottom left, the whole within a silk border, age wear, soiling, tears
237cm by 156cm

PROVENANCE
Frank Lloyd Wright Collection
The Dr. and Mrs. D Davies Collection

Closed
Auction Date: 20th Jun 2022 at 2pm

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