Project Description

An Inlaid Wood Sagemono by Gyokumin

The face is applied with a mask with movable tongue, a conical hat, cornet and flute in wood and bone.  It hinges on its bottom edge, dropping to reveal three interior drawers. The side and reverse is inlaid with toys

Unsigned. Circa 1870

Length: 10.8 cm

This wildly impractical object is nonetheless a virtuoso triumph of craftsmanship

MR3648

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