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Ivory tusk (Elephantidae spp) carved and enhanced with ink, decorated on one side with numerous figures including Rakan, onis, scholars, celestial figures on cranes; on the other side, birds and apsaras flying over mountainous landscapes. Signed ISHU in a red lacquer cartouche below the base. Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). - Length 175 cm, width at base 12 cm - weight approx. 16,800 grams. (minor damage) CITES DU 02/10/2023
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