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Japanese Wooden Box with Metal-carving by Okabe Tatsuo

Japanese Wooden Box with Metal-carving by Okabe Tatsuo

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1960: Item # 1387512

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214 Kanki-cho Kamigyo-ku
Kyoto 602-8492 Japan

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Japanese wooden cigar box, decorated with Rinpa style design of brass by openwork carving.
Signed “Tatsuo Saku (Tatsuo made)” on the side.
Okabe Tatsuo (1902 - 1964 metal artist) has be accepted Teiten (Imperial Academy art exhibition) many times and received grand prize in 1933. He was appointed a juror for the Bunten exhibition (the annual art exhibition sponsored by the Ministry of Education) and Nitten (the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition).

Measurements : 7.68” x 3.74” x H 2.91” (19.5 x 9.5 x H 7.4 cm)
There are some scratches and minor chink in the bottom.
Comes with tomobako, original wooden box.