Yatate with ants

Yatate with ants

 

A yatate (inkwell and brush holder) in wood and staghorn. The brush holder is made of Malaysian hardwood (tagayasan) with the opening rimmed in horn.
The inkwell is carved from a piece of root-wood with a polished wood lid and is decorated with six tiny ants in metal and horn.

With the original bamboo brush and ojime.

A rare sagemono decorate with high quality ants as in the works by Jikan Gambun.


Unsigned

19th century


Pen-case: 13,5 cm

Inkwell: 4,1 x 5,7 x 2,4 cm

 

 

Price: Euro 2500

 

Status: Available

 

 

 

 

No.: S 313