Asian Art Auction

June 18, 2010

LOT 46
Iron Articulated Jizai Iseebi (Lobster), Edo Period, Early 19th Century
  • Iron Articulated Jizai Iseebi (Lobster), Edo Period, Early 19th Century
  • Iron Articulated Jizai Iseebi (Lobster), Edo Period, Early 19th Century
  • Iron Articulated Jizai Iseebi (Lobster), Edo Period, Early 19th Century

46

Iron Articulated Jizai Iseebi (Lobster), Edo Period, Early 19th Century

The realistically rendered crustacean with moveable tail, body, legs and antennae. Original titled box
length 13" — 33 cm.
signed Myochin

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,020

About artist/note:

For a comparable, see Bonham’s London ‘Fine Japanese Art’, November 5th 2009, lot 279. A similar model of a prawn can be found in Sotheby’s London ‘Japanese Works of Art’, November 15th, 2001, lot 580.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art