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A Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) Shibiyama tusk vase

Estimate: $2,500


Lot Description

A Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) Shibiyama tusk vase, signed Masahisa on an inlaid mother-of-pearl tablet, decorated in aogai, tortoiseshell, stained ivory, coral, horn and wood, one side with a pigeon beside a display table and vase with a profusion of flowers, the other with birds in flight above lotus and other plants. Silver mount to carved wood base. Provenance: The Flower Family Collection. Height 255.