Project Description

Stained Ivory Musozutsu by Ozaki Kokusai 

The face with a pierced panel through which weaves a highly abstracted smooth dragon, the integral himotoshi surrounded by clouds; the inner sleeve is carved with a band of highly stylised chidori, fishing nets and waves; the ground of the front and signature panels are roughened in the distinctive manner of the artist

Signed: Kokusai. Tokyo, circa 1870

22 cm