Ichigo Itcho (1898-1991)

Tea Caddy with Cranes

Ichigo Itcho (1898-1991)

Item number: T-4139
Size: H 2.9" x W 2.9" x L 2.9" (7.4 x 7.4 x 7.4 cm)
Era: Showa era (1926-89)

ca. 1980

A natsume (tea caddy) of standard form, the turned-wood core finished in polished black roiro lacquer and decorated in gold and colored hiramaki-e and shell with a mass of flying cranes, the interior and base finished in fine silver hirame on a black ground, the rims gold lacquer

Fitted wooden tomobako box inscribed and signed Tsuru natsume Itchō saku 鶴棗 一兆作 (Crane tea caddy by Itchō) and sealed Itchō 一兆; silk tomogire wrapping cloth with the same signature and seal; printed artist biography

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