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Japanese wood figure of a Shinto priest wearing the traditional headwear eboshi, signed in carved characters Choshun saku 朝春作, Showa period 1930.

The hakogaki tomobako wood storage box bearing inscription: Kami no niwa no ochiba 神苑の落葉 (fallen leaves at a Shinto shrine garden) and Showa gonen shinshun, Choshun saku, with a seal Choshun 昭和五年新春, 朝春作, with a seal 朝春 (made by Choshun, in the early spring of Showa 5 (1930).

The artist Matsuo Choshun (1885-1930) 
was born in Fukuoka prefecture and studied wood carving under Yamasaki Choun (1867-1954). He was awarded a special prize (tokusen) at the Teiten exhibition in 1925.

In 1929 he was appointed judge at the Teikoku Bijutsu-in (Imperial Art Academy). 

 

Dimensions

H 38cm x W 17cm x D 15cm

Price

£3800.00

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  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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