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 - image-1
An ivory square manjû of Daikoku, by Kôgetsusai Naomasa. Second half 19th century - image-1

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 Dα

Schätzpreis:
500 € - 700 €

Ergebnis:
620 €