This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Carved through the darker skin to the slightly lighter coral beneath such auspicious symbols as a flying crane, minogame, bamboo and pine.  The base carved with waves and a the mokkobishi-mon of the Asakura family

Unsigned. Circa 1820

Width: 7cm


George Lazarnick, Honolulu, sold in his sale at Sotheby's, London, 14 November 2000, lot 101.


The carving technique simulates the tsuiko method of carving lacquer to reveal a lighter ground beneath

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