London, South Kensington
8 November 2007
A wood and ivory study of Daikoku, sealed Bairin, late 19th Century
seated, the sleeves of his kimono folded up as he is busy carving a rat which he secures with his feet, details inlaid in shell, wood and stained ivory, the seal of red lacquer -- 1 11/16in. (4.3cm.)
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This seal was used by the artist Tokoku.
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