Japanese Shibayama Ivory Elephant by MASAYUKI
Rare outstanding craftsmanship, incredible museum quality Japanese Shibayama Ivory Elephant.
Magnificent and superbly carved Meiji Shibayama Ivory elephant
The surface profusely inlaid with finely carved ornaments and symbols in mother-of-pearl, abalone shell, coral, tortoiseshell, and amber. Carrying an 8cm diameter lens quality optical glass ball.
Some minor inlay losses.