A large silver-mounted and Shibayama-inlaid ivory tusk vase and cover By Masayuki, Meiji Period
Lot 370Y
A large silver-mounted and Shibayama-inlaid ivory tusk vase and cover By Masayuki, Meiji Period
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,804) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large silver-mounted and Shibayama-inlaid ivory tusk vase and cover By Masayuki, Meiji Period A large silver-mounted and Shibayama-inlaid ivory tusk vase and cover By Masayuki, Meiji Period A large silver-mounted and Shibayama-inlaid ivory tusk vase and cover By Masayuki, Meiji Period
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A large silver-mounted and Shibayama-inlaid ivory tusk vase and cover
By Masayuki, Meiji Period
Inlaid in typical Shibayama style with a long-tailed cockerel and hen perched on a flowering plum tree among wild flowers, the reverse inlaid in similar style with two geese diving towards lotus plants in a stream, the cover surmounted with a large peony, signed Masayuki; supported on a tall galleried wood stand carved with demon masks. The tusk vase 51cm (20in) high, the stand 41cm (16 1/8in) high. (3).

Footnotes

  • 花鳥図牡丹紐芝山象嵌象牙花立 正之作 明治時代

    Provenance: acquired by the current owner's paternal grandfather in 1936 along with other pieces, from the collection of Sir Leslie Hoare-Belisha, a government Transport Minister, who gave to posterity the Belisha Beacon.
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