A walrus ivory pipe case By Tanigawa, Edo period (19th century)
Lot 3248Y
A walrus ivory pipe case By Tanigawa, Edo period (19th century)
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A walrus ivory pipe case
By Tanigawa, Edo period (19th century)
Muso zutusu, carved in katakiribori with the Chinese general Kwan'u wielding a halberd, the himotoshi designed as two intertwining loops, signed Tanigawa and sealed
7 3/4in (19.6cm) long

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  • Provenance: Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection
    Published: Bushell, Raymond. Kiseruzutsu: the Japanese Pipecase in Arts of Asia, 10.6, 1980 (signature only).
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