Netsuke (1) - Ivoor - KAN-ZAN AND JIT-TOKU - Signature : Yoshi-Tomo - Japan - Edo Periode (1600-1868)

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Netsuke (1) - Ivoor - KAN-ZAN AND JIT-TOKU - Signature : Yoshi-Tomo - Japan - Edo Periode (1600-1868)
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Description

Traditional representation of the duet Kan-Zan (standing and holding an unfolded scroll) an Jit-Toku (sitting and holding his broom in his right hand positioned on the back of Kan-Zan's legs.).

These two most probably legendary characters have become the symbols, one of meditation and of care of the spirit and soul (Kan-Zan), the other of materail care, always focusing on the body well being (Jit-Toku).

They have been associated often in japanese art with Bu-Kan Zen-Shi and his tiger, group of four called "the sleepers", often represented all four sleeping in a cave, and symbolizing the transcendental state of religious life and the abolute serenity of the Zen followers.

Signed Yoshi-Tomo on the base, in his traditional oval reserve.( see picture)

Datation

Late 18th century

Weigth

28,3 gr

Signature

Yoshi-Tomo

Condition

Good condition. A small missing part at the bottom of the scroll as shown on pictures. A few age cracks on the ivory

Please check pictures for global condition

Provenance

French Private Collection JMA

Bibliography

1 - Catalog of the exhibition "Netsuke : the Japanese art of miniature carving": the Minneapolis Institute of art, 1998 : page 44, Inaba Tsùryù in his book Sôken Kishô published in 1781 mentions Yoshi-Tommo, from the Kyoto school, as one of the 54 major Netsuke artists of the period. Two of his netsuke were part of the exhibition (N° 78, pages 42/43 and 64, and N° 93)

2 - "Netsuke, a comprehensive study based on th M.T.Hindson collection" by Neil K. Davey, Faber and Faber ltd London1974 page 59 Yoshi-Tomo mentioned as a pupil of the great Yoshi-Naga with his signature and two examples of his work (see picture)

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Pre-convention ivory specimen.

Complies with CE Regulation 338-97 Art.2.w.mc of 09 December 1996.

Specimen prior to June 1, 1947. Submitted according to the decree of May 4, 2017 to a prior declaration provided for in Article L. 412-1 code environment.

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The signature is deciphered for information only and regarding my study of the piece and my global knowledge.

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Kavelgegevens
Totaal aantal artikelen
1
Object
Netsuke
materiaal
Ivoor
Periode
Edo Periode (1600-1868)
Regio / land van herkomst
Japan
Toeschrijving
Origineel
Titel kunstwerk
KAN-ZAN AND JIT-TOKU - Signature : Yoshi-Tomo
Staat
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Afmetingen
4,7×4,3×2,2 cm
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