Ike Taiga's Universe in a Jar to make $150,000?
18th century artist Ike Taiga’s The Universe in a Jar is to lead a sale of Japanese art at Bonhams New York.
It’s expected to make $100,000-150,000.
The scroll is based on an old Chinese folk tale of a man who climbs inside a jar and discovers paradise.
Taiga is best known as an exponent of the nanga genre, which used Chinese culture as its inspiration.
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