The Incurable Collector The Incurable Collector
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1263794 (stock #921)
The Incurable Collector
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An interesting antique Japanese carving made from the material known as Umimatsu in Japan. This material is thought to be black coral or petrified wood, or possibly somelacquer. In the natural shape of a coral or petrified wood branch with a well carved bird with a red glass inlaid eye. The use may have been for a handle, part of a sagemono ensemble, or a container for medicine or other. Does have an opening at one end. Viewer info gladly accepted...