Japanese Meiji Shibayama tusk vase and cover

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A very fine late 19th-century Japanese tusk vase and cover, the surface is profusely decorated with (carved mother of pearl, tortoiseshell, abalone shell) birds and insects among flowering tree branches,  decorated in the round with further scenes of geese in flight above a stream with fish. The lid amusingly fitted with two carved mushrooms, one of which is signed.
Japan, circa 1870 – Meiji Period

Height 18cm
Width 15cm
Depth 12.5cm

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Description

A very fine late 19th-century Japanese tusk vase and cover, the surface is profusely decorated with (carved mother of pearl, tortoiseshell, abalone shell) birds and insects among flowering tree branches,  decorated in the round with further scenes of geese in flight above a stream with fish. The lid amusingly fitted with two carved mushrooms, one of which is signed.

Financing is available on request via Art Money.


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