London, South Kensington
28 November 1996
A Japanese ivory and bone model of the Takarabune
with ho-o head prow, containing the Seven Gods of Felicity with various attributes beside a large basket with fungus, a stand with bowls and a bottle and a jardiniere, below a decorated with calligraphy, the sides with coiled dragons among clouds and floral roundels, on a wood stand carved with breaking waves -- 18.in (45.8cm) long.
See Colour Plate.
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