TWENTY SIX MENUKI IN AN ANTIQUE SHOWCASE
Japan, the menuki date to the 19th century; the showcase of later date and bearing a collector’s label. This lot consists of a total of 26 different menuki, some in pairs, some matching others individual. Depicted are dragons, lion dogs, a horse, a crab and other animals as well as various lucky gods, oni and also fruits and flowers.
SIZE of the showcase is 22 x 46 cm.
Menuki vary between 1.5 and 6 cm in length
Provenance: From a Canadian private collection.
Condition: Perfect condition with only minimal traces of age.