Japanese mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell inlaid ivory vase

GBP 2,500.00

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Object Description

Japanese mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell inlaid ivory vase
Japanese, late 19th Century
Height 27cm, diameter 10cm

This vase, crafted from an ivory tusk, is a fine example of the Shibayama technique. The tusk is inlaid with a variety of fine materials, including tortoise shell and mother of pearl, all arranged to compose a twig laden with flowers, birds, and butterflies.

The tusk is supported by a carved wooden base.

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