a collection of 26 Asian ojime beads,carved from ivory, bone, celluloid,cinnabar strung on a tassel depicting a tiger , skull, devil faces, rats , flying crane, butterfly . These were all collected by George and Charles Mitchell during the course of several trips to China and Japan in the late 19th century.
Ojime Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Dimensions: H. 1/2 in. (1.2 cm); W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) Classification: Ojime
Pearl skull | SHINJI NAKABA
Hei Matau by David Taylor - I own this one. If the owners of any of his other pieces from the original showing at Spirit Wrestler gallery would like to sell, I'm interested!
WoodenUtensils_11... If you click on this pin, it will lead you to a sweet story about these beautiful utensils...
Shinji Nakaba - "Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world and has 54 nuclear power plants" Carved pearl and bone skulls
Two similar early Victorian walnut and glass cased : Lot 241
JAPANese National Treasure, Seated Statue of Senju Kannon 千手觀音座像(葛井寺)
Art Nouveau Jugendstil Silver Adolf Mayer Pendant | eBay