Project Description

Ivory Kiseruzutsu Ensemble 

Pipe case: well figured ivory, stained in two tones of brown and carved with the Omi Hakkei (8 Views of Lake Biwa). Inscribed in relief: omi hakkei.  22.1 cm

Ojime: plain coral bead. 2 cm

Pouch: worn leather stamped with floral decoration

Maekanagu: gold striding shishi, the gold back plate engraved with a peony and signed Katsuyoshi???

Pipe: shibuichi and silver, engraved with Jurojin and cranes, with added signature of Natsuo with kaō


E.A. Wrangham, Alnwick (no. 2305)