|Stockno.:||Artist:||Kamisaka Yukichi 神坂祐吉 (1886-1938) ||Description: ||Black lacquer suzuribako . Decorated on the left side by a golden band with stylized scrolling waves motive, next to it a stylized band of flowers. Inside decoration of stylized bamboo stalks with silver and golden leaves, and leaves with inlaid mother-of-pearl.
With original signed box. On top of lid (from right to left): Kōetsu mizu maki-e suzuribako (Kōetsu style, water maki-e suzuribako).
Kamisaka Yukichi is a lacquer artist, the younger brother of the famous painter Kamisaka Sekka. Yukichi was a pupil of Tomita Kōichi. Both Yukichi and his brother Sekka have been heavily inspired by the Rimpa style. Some of its characteristics are abundant usage of gold and silver, flowing lines and the delicate, abstracted portrayal of the natural world.
Kōetsu is an early Edo period lacquerware style, named after the famous artist Hon’ami Kōetsu (1558-1637). ||Signed:||on the original box: ’Made by Kyoto Lacquerer Yukichi’ (Heian Maki-e-shi Yukichi Saku). ||Size:||25.5 cm (w) x 19.5 cm (d) x 7.5 cm (h).||Condition:||Price:||Euro 4800 SOLD||Reference:|