Seimin kurumi nut carving [SOLD]
A kurumi nut carving depicting Tō Fujin, one of the Paragons of filial piety nursing her aged mother in law. Apperingas a goddess, Tō Fujin’s hair is adorned with a chrysanthemum shaped ornament in malachite with smaller blloms in mixed metal. A small mask of Okame and the himotoshi rings are in ivory.
Signed on an inlaid mother-of-pearl plaque: Seimin
Konsul Otto Taussig collection
Lazarnick, George, MC!, New York 1986, p. 711