Brush container made from ivory, standing on a lacquered wooden pedestal, decorated with inlay and a prayer bird sitting on a pine tree

Japanese Collection

Accession Nr.: 4242
Type: bone objects; object for daily use; lacquers
Date of production:
mid-19th century
Edo (Tokugawa) period or Meiji era
Place of production:
Acquisition: collected by János Xántus
Materials/Techniques: wood, lacquer (maki-e), ivory, carved
Dimensions: height: 18.3 cm
Purchased by János Xántus in Japan in 1869. Unsigned.