MEIJI JAPANESE SHIBAYAMA JEWELLED IVORY ELEPHANT OKIMONO BY MASAYUKI

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Object Description

Magnificent and superbly carved Meiji Shibayama jewelled Ivory elephant inlaid with finely carved ornament of mother of pearl, abalone shell, coral, tortoiseshell, amber and many more selected natural materials and stones. carrying a 8cm diameter lens quality optical glass ball.

Japanese, Shibayama.
Signed MASAYUKI on a foot.

Provenance
Private collection Zurich

Some losses, overall in excellent condition.

Object History

Height with ball 30cm 12in
Height without 22cm 8.75in
Length 28cm 11in
Depth 14cm 5.5in

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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+44 (0)2076920897
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Dealer Location

Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd,
169 Piccadilly, 5F
London
W1J 9EH
(by appointment only)

For further details, please see www.nicholaswells.com

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