Beautifully and compactly carved to depict a tiger, its head tilted backwards, and the eyes inlaid in lustrous black horn. The tiger is seated on a rock with finely carved bamboo leaves draping over his back. This filial was likely the end of a parasol handle or cane.
HEIGHT 4.8 cm
Condition: Age cracks, otherwise in good condition.
Provenance: French private collection.