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Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)(是真紫田) - Surimono - Antique Ink Sticks


Shibata Zeshin - Surimono . © Copyright 1998-2014
Shibata Zeshin - A surimono depicting antique ink sticks


Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) - Antique Ink Sticks

A surimono showing a bunjin's collection of antique ink sticks.
The ink-stick is one of the four prized possessions of the classical scholar. the others are the brush, the inkstone and paper. All four became art objects in their own right not only utilitarian implements.
The inkstick was not only a decorative object but also the colour and sheen of the ink was considered a major quality sign. A very dark grey with a sheen of old heavily tarnished silver was most sought after. The most refined inkstick of the late Ming-period have a scent of musty withering pineneedles.

Size: Oversized long surimono, nagaban size.
Condition: Fine, original fold marks as published.
Impression: Very fine with elaborate metal pigment and lacquer printing.
Signed: Zeshin
Sealed: Zeshin

$ 840
On hold.

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