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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    An ivory model of an elephant, signed Hidemasa, 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    An ivory model of an elephant, signed Hidemasa, 19th Century
    the large mammal is reclining and curled up, wearing a collar of gilt lacquer and shell, while a young child climbs up its side, the latter decorated in lacquer, signed with kao -- 1¾in. (4.4cm.)


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