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A fine Meiji Period ivory Shibayama cigarette case

Stock Number: y3457
A fine Meiji Period ivory Shibayama cigarette case
Price
Sales price $650.00

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Description

A fine Meiji Period ivory Shibayama cigarette case. The lid engraved with two fighting monkeys, with enamel and shell inlay on each end, one now absent. The inner lid with a secret panel revealing a classic engraved erotic scene. Signed on the front lower right.

Origin:

Meiji Period Circa 19th century A.D. Japan

Dimensions:

10 x 6 cm

Condition:

Old loss in areas, with line fractures in the ivory.