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Japanese iron kettle by Kakutani Ikkei (1904-1999) (appointed Living National Treasure in 1978), of compressed ovoid shape cast in low relief with pines along a seashore, a pair of small animal-headed lug handles below the shoulder, with a patinated bronze lid, accompanying box (tomobako) inscribed ‘Hamamatsu jimon/shinnarigama/ashi[]-utsuru’ and signed ‘Kamashi (=kettle master), Ikkei-saku’, sealed ‘Kakutani’. Late 20th century. 9.5 inches

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Iron Kettle (Kama) by Ikkei Kakutani, Late 20th century

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Jan 16, 2018
Auburn, CA, USA