London, South Kensington
28 November 1996
A Shibayama style ivory card case
decorated in gold lacquer and inlaid in mother-of-pearl, horn, stained ivory and coral with a peacock and birds among flowering peonies and chrysanthemums, the reverse with further birds and butterflies among flowers -- 4¾.in (12.1cm) high, (split).
See Colour Plate.
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