Project Description

Ivory musozutsu pipe case with the three sake tasters

The pale ivory case carved with a pine tree, beneath which the patriarchs of inlaid gold stand around the saké jar; the loop for cord attachment is integral

signed: Munenaga with kaō and on a gold tablet: Ryumin with kaō [respectively for the ivory and metal carving]

22cm

Provenance: 

Malcolm Fairley, 2000

MR2664