Stylish Bronze Katagiri-bori Tanzaku Set (D)
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1960: item # 1200252
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19 Nikaido, Kamakura City
Kanagawa Pref. 248-0002 JAPAN
Nihashi Yoshihira works.(1896-1977)
These are used Katagiri-bori(one side cut carving)technique with gold, silver and copper inlay.
Nihashi Yoshihira was born in Tenryu City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
After graduating from elementary school he became a pupil of Unno Bisei.
In 1920 he entered the Tokyo School of Fine Arts, graduating in 1925.
The same year he was honored with a commission of silver crane ornaments for the Taisho Emperorís silver wedding anniversary.
He began exhibiting at the Teiten in 1929, winning the tokusen or gold prize that year and in the two succeeding years.
His talent for marubori or caring metal in deep relief was exceptional, and it was a far more difficult technique than that of metal casting.
His work is sent as a contemporary art article which excelled of Japan also in the auction of many, such as Christie's and Sotheby's.
Moreover, his work is collected by the Khalili collection.
This Nihashi's collection is chiseled design of Japanese landscape, frog, crab and bamboo.
A set of 5 pieces.
The condition is in fine except one plate(Japanese landscape)has minor stain by age, and it comes with a wooden frame for displaying tanzaku.
Signed "Yoshihira" on the plate.
Measurements about : Bronze plate/ 36.5cm(14.37") X 6cm(2.36").
Frame/ 54.5cm(21.45") X 12cm(4.72").