• Sold

  • Material

    Keyaki (zelkova serrata) burl wood

  • Size

    63,5 x 44,5 x 5 cm

  • Period

    Meiji-Taisho, ca. 1890-1912

  • Box

    Wooden storage box

  • Exhibited

    Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet (Simplicité Japonaise october 2020 - june 2021)



Double Lotus Tray signed 𝐈𝐭𝐨 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐤𝐢

Tray in the form of two rippling lotus leaves, their edges curling and partly eaten by insects.

Signed on the reverse with a carved signature by the artist: Tesseki and with a kakihan.

Ito Tesseki was active at the end of 19th to early 20th century.

𝐈𝐭𝐨 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐤𝐢 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐊𝐚𝐧𝐨 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐢 (𝟏𝟖𝟒𝟓 – 𝟏𝟗𝟐𝟓), 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐫𝐚.