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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    A Shibayama Inlaid Ivory Tusk Vase and Cover, Signed Masahisa, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Shibayama Inlaid Ivory Tusk Vase and Cover, Signed Masahisa, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    decorated in aogai, tortoiseshell, stained ivory, coral, horn and wood, one side with a goose beside sprays of flowering hibiscus and grasses, the other with three wood pigeons perched on a flowering cherry tree, silver rims, the cover finial with a monkey holding the sacred pearl and its young reaching for it, a wood petal formed base above an elaborate carved wood stand -- 28 1/3in. (71.8cm.) high (2)


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