An ivory group of seven ginkgo nuts, by Kiyokatsu. 19th century

An ivory group of seven ginkgo nuts, by Kiyokatsu. 19th century

The nuts are arranged into a large and compact composition, showing one single three-sided nut, in Japan considered to bring good luck, parallel to the auspicious meaning of the four-leaved clover in the West.
Height 2.3 cm; width 4.6 cm

Provenance

Private collection, Paris

Lot 458 Dα

Estimate:
600 € - 800 €

Result:
992 €