© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-071
AN IVORY BIWA LUTE BOX
Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912)

The instrument is finely carved of two pieces forming the base and the lid. The strings and some elements of décor are inlaid in silver and neatly incised with swastika and other emblems. The ivory has patinated nicely to a golden-yellow tone.

LENGTH 13.5 cm

Condition: Superb condition with minor wear and one silver string slightly loose.
Provenance: From an English private estate.

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