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Erotic Shibayama, Japan Late 19th century
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Period :
19th century
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Ivory
Dimensions :
L. 6.3 inch
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Kim J. Nazzi

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Erotic Shibayama, Japan Late 19th century

A rare erotic "Shibayama" in the form of a mushroom with an elongated cap and a stipe in the form of a penis. The gils underneath the cap are beautifully detailed. The entire surface of the mushroom is covered with insects.

Ivory, inlaid in a variety of carved natural materials of varying textures and colors, such numerous sea-shells, horn, stained ivory, wood and coral.

Japan. Late 19th century.

Dimensions: length 16,5cm

Kim J. Nazzi

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Asian Art & Antiques