The god of wisdom and longevity wearing a long flowing robe and a large cowl incised with key fret patterns as well as floral designs, holding a scroll painting in one hand, the scroll masterfully inlaid with red horn, and a fan in the other.
His characteristic beard is quite long, and his earlobes are large and of sphere shape.
Next to him is a deer with long antlers and finely incised, spotted fur, looking upwards with a gentle smile.
Second half of 19th century
Incised two-character signature ISSHIN within a red square cartouche to the base.
Excellent condition with minimal age cracks and no chips or losses of any kind.
Fine yellow patina.
Pre-convention ivory specimen.
Complies with CE Regulation 338-97 Art.2.w.mc of 09 December 1996.
Specimen prior to June 1, 1947. Submitted according to the decree of May 4, 2017 to a prior declaration provided for in Article L. 412-1 code environment.
A physical expertise of the piece will be realized by an independent expert confirming that the piece was realized before 1947 and is well of the announced period.
This document will be given to the buyer after purchase, the document price is 50 euro and is included in the delivery costs.
For an exit of the EU, a CITES of re-export will be necessary, this one being at the charge of the future purchaser. The issuance of such a document is not automatic
The signature is deciphered for information only and regarding my study of the piece and my global knowledge.
Buyers are responsable for import regulation and restrictions of their own country
- Nombre total d’articles
- Ivoire d’éléphant
- Période Meiji (1868–1912)
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Titre de l’œuvre d’art
- AN IVORY OKIMONO OF FUKUROKUJU AND DEER
- Très bon état, voir la description
- 16×5×4 cm