Exceptional okimono with amber patina depicting Taira no Tsunemasa, warrior general, while he plays a biwa in honour of the goddess Benzaiten, who is behind him with a dragon coiled around her, with a fan and fruit of wisdom in her hand
Obtained with incredible mastery from a monobloc of elephant ivory, made with museum quality, never before seen in 20 years of experience
Signed Nobuyuki under the base
In excellent condition with natural veining to the ivory consistent with age.
A Japanese item from the Meiji period
The item was made prior to 1947, and is therefore in compliance with European Union regulations regarding the sale of ivory.
The item comes with a certificate of authenticity which will be sent to the buyer.
Very important note for bidders outside the EU:
This item CANNOT be sold outside the EU.
- N.º total de artículos
- Marfil de elefante
- Periodo Meiji (1868 -1912)
- Región / País de origen
- Artista / Creador
- Tema / representación
- Taira no Tsunemasa
- Estado muy bueno, ver descripción
- 25×12×9 cm