The property of a Lady
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).