Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 311

Price Realized: $ 1,430
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(JAPAN -- COOKERY.) Group of manuscript items relating to food preparation. Japan, eighteenth century

Additional Details

Manuscript volume of approximately 190 pages illustrating cooking methods and presentation. 5x7 1/2 inches, original stitched embossed blue wrappers, moderate wear; scattered dampstain and small worm track; circa 1780.

Ink and watercolor scroll on thin paper showing illustrations of miso, radish and pickled dishes to be prepared for feudal lords before going into battle. 7 1/2x129 inches; excellent condition; Kyoho 5 (1720).

Manuscript text scroll explaining various dishes, including preparations for prisoners prior to their execution. 7 3/4x87 inches; minor edge wear; Kyoho 17 (1732).