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EXQUISITE JAPANESE IVORY & SHIBAYAMA LIDDED BOX
c. 1900 JAPANESE
The lid of this box is inset with an ivory panel that has been decorated in the shibayama style using ivory, mother of pearl and semi precious stones, the subject is delightful and shows a farmer hand feeding a Manchurian crane , the seed he drops is so fine it is difficult to comprehend the patience required to produce work of this quality, a simply magnificent lidded box.
|Height||5.00 cm||(1.97 inches)|
|Width||10.00 cm||(3.94 inches)|