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An image of Wrist rest by Minagawa KIEN

Minagawa KIEN

(Japan 1734 – 1807)

Title
Wrist rest
Other titles:
Wrist rest inscribed "Who knows the mind of Heaven and Earth"
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
Year
18th century-19th century
Media category
Woodwork
Materials used
bamboo
Dimensions

19.4 x 5.3 x 1.4 cm

Signature & date
Signed c.l., in Japanese, incised "Minagawa (illeg.)" (and artist's mark). Not dated.
Credit
Purchased with funds donated by Mr L. Phillips 1980
Accession number
190.1980
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 23.

Jackie Menzies and Edmund Capon, Asian Collection Handbook, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Japanese Art', pg. 70-82, Sydney, 1990, 78 (colour illus.).

Jackie Menzies, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Asian Art', pg. 85-103, Sydney, 1981, 103 (illus.). cat.no. 35

Exhibition history (1)

Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995