Property from an English collection
An ivory okimono of the takarabune (treasure ship)
By Gyokushin, Meiji/Taisho Period
The 'Seven Gods of Good Fortune' seated or standing on the open deck with their respective attributes, the hull of simulated wood planks with a ho-o figurehead, some details inlaid with coral, jade and hard stones, signed Gyokushin; with separate wood stand carved in the form of simulated breaking waves.
21.3cm x 35cm (8 3/8in x 13in). (3).