An unusual ivory netsuke of a reishi fungus By Ozaki Kokusai (1835-1892), Shiba, Tokyo, 19th century
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An unusual ivory netsuke of a reishi fungus By Ozaki Kokusai (1835-1892), Shiba, Tokyo, 19th century
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An unusual ivory netsuke of a reishi fungus By Ozaki Kokusai (1835-1892), Shiba, Tokyo, 19th century An unusual ivory netsuke of a reishi fungus By Ozaki Kokusai (1835-1892), Shiba, Tokyo, 19th century
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An unusual ivory netsuke of a reishi fungus
By Ozaki Kokusai (1835-1892), Shiba, Tokyo, 19th century
Carved from an old discarded piece of ivory, formed of a large fungus with thick stem and two smaller growths at the side, the ivory bearing a good colour, signed Koku(sai).
4.5cm (1¾in).

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  • 象牙彫根付 茸 銘「谷(方印)」 19世紀
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