Project Description

Stag antler wari-zutsu pipe holder by Ozaki Kokusai 

The face carved with a fretwork nobori-ryu dragon beneath an omodaka-mon, the reverse with clouds and a tomoe-mon. The snout of the dragon is carved in relief and pierced to form a cord attachment

Signed with a fretwork seal: Koku. Circa 1870

19.8 cm

Restored cracks to the face