A green-tinted same (ray-skin) tonkotsu 19th century
Lot 125
A green-tinted same (ray-skin) tonkotsu
19th century
Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,777) inc. premium
Lot Details
A green-tinted same (ray-skin) tonkotsu
19th century
Of flattened rounded form, fashioned from two sections of same (shagreen or ray-skin), joined at the edges, polished flat and stained green, unsigned; with globular ivory ojime carved with a basketwork design.
7.3cm (2 7/8in).

Footnotes

  • 鮫革とんこつ 無銘 19世紀

    Provenance: purchased from Nelly Davies, London, 1990.
    Wrangham collection, no.1986.
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