23rd February 2012
A Japanese shibayama tusk vase on stand, Meiji period, the ivory tusk incised and inlaid with two pheasants perched in a blossom tree opposing two birds flying above flowers, worked in various coloured mother-of-pearl, hardstones and tortoiseshell, inlaid signature plaque, beneath a silver mounted rim, the carved and pierced wood stand with foliate apron on four scroll legs and flat platform base, total height approx 63cm (minor losses and silver rim re-glued).
Hammer price: £4,200
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