An ivory tusk vase By Kozan, Meiji Period
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An ivory tusk vase
By Kozan, Meiji Period
Sold for £1,560 (US$ 2,620) inc. premium
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An ivory tusk vase
By Kozan, Meiji Period
Carved all over in relief with a continuous scene of a monkey dressed in a short jacket teasing a crab whilst his companions cavort on a fruiting branch, all depicting the legend of 'Saru Kani Kassen' (The Battle of the Crab and the Monkey), signed Kozan with seal Ko.
27cm (10 5/8in) high.
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