London, South Kensington
5 June 2003
A Shibayama model of an elephant
supporting a crystal ball on a carved peony stand, the saddle cloth and beast inlaid in mother of pearl, coral and stained ivory with foliate pendants and floral panels -- 5in. (12.7cms) high, red lacquer signature tablet to underside, carved wood stand.
See Illustration and Front cover.
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