Lot 115 , A tall Japanese bamboo and ivory inlaid brushpot, Meiji period, 39.5cm high
A tall Japanese bamboo and ivory inlaid brushpot, Meiji period,
carved in relief with a warrior bowing to an Empress with attendants, keywork borders,
There are fine age cracks to the bamboo and a few tiny losses to the edge of the rim. The pot contains a copper liner possibly added in Europe. There are occasional small scuffs and scratches to the surface and some minor splinter losses around the edge of the base otherwise in reasonable condition.
Sold for £600