An ivory square manjû of Daikoku, by Kôgetsusai Naomasa. Second half 19th century

An ivory square manjû of Daikoku, by Kôgetsusai Naomasa. Second half 19th century

Carved in sunken relief with Daikoku holding an offering table (sanbô) with a sacred sake bottle (omiki tokkuri) with a decoration symbolising fire (mikiguchi), he has taken the other bottle of the pair and drinks the sake from it, on the reverse a mikiguchi, folded paper and mochi? At the sides, to conceal the tooth’s vein, Daikoku’s hammer and his rice bale of inlaid, green-stained ivory. Signed Kôgetsusai.
Width 4.1 cm

Lot 579 N

Schätzpreis:
500 € - 700 €

Ergebnis:
620 €