Lot 92 - A HIGH QUALITY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD SHIBAYAMA OKIMONO OF LARGE PROPORTIONS modelled as a standing elephant carrying a galleried floral carved howdah on its back with two smaller forehead florets and to neck, the body covered with stained and inlaid Ivory and Mother of Pearl straps, beaded Coral coloured tassels suspend from semi-precious stone swags and garlands, the main body wearing a howdah cloth, the panels inset with a blanket finish of fine quality Shibayama work, depicting a mixture Chrysanthemums and Peony, each piece carved from Mother of Pearl and other semi-precious stones, signature under foot and raised on a hardwood base 28cm high, 31cm high not including base

Estimate: £6000.00 - £8000.00
Result: £7600.00