An elegant bamboo seal of a kirin. Dated 1881

An elegant bamboo seal of a kirin. Dated 1881

Standing on a high cylindrical base, the kirin turns its head backward, its long beard touching the back. At the base a four-character seal. The bamboo stem with a typical vertical notch, inscribed Meiji jûyonnen (1881) and with five other characters. Signed Tenzan and a further kanji.
Height 6.5 cm

Provenance

Purchased from Ohmura, Hamburg, June 1971
Coll. no. 932 (printed and handwritten)

Lot 1090 Dα

Estimate:
800 € - 1.000 €

Result:
1.984 €