Exceptional, rare and large boxwood okimono depicting the Ryu dragon, fully articulated both in the intricate snake-like body with scales and spines, and in the limbs.
Movable jaw and tongue. Mother of pearl eyes with horn inlays.
It is easier to come across an object of this kind with defects and shortcomings that negatively affect the value of the sculpture.
The object is in excellent condition and in patina; generally objects of this kind have noticeable flaws along the horns, sometimes absent eyes and tongue, missing scales and defective articulated structure.
In very good condition.
The lot will be carefully packed and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping price includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA courier (depending on destination address) with full insurance and professional packaging.
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (no. 2617), which will be shipped with the lot.
- Okimono, Sculpture
- Carved, Engraved, Incised
- Boxwood, Horn, Mother of pearl
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Raro ed eccezionale - Drago Ryu completamente articolato - Patina eccellente
- Very good condition, see description
- 9×59×12 cm