London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A SHIBAYAMA STYLE IVORY CARD CASE
INLAID IN MOTHER-OF-PEARL, STAINED IVORY, HORN, MALACHITE, TORTOISESHELL, CORAL AND TURQUOISE WITH A PHEASANT BELOW OTHER BIRDS IN FLIGHT AMONG BAMBOO SPRAYS, THE REVERSE WITH TWO CRANES AMONG FLOWERING CHRYSANTHMUMS, PEONIES, MAPLE AND BERRIES -- 4½.IN (11.5CM) HIGH, (ONE INLAY OF CRANE BODY MISSING).
SEE COLOUR PLATE 6.
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