Unsigned

circa 1870

pipe case of warizutusu form

A pipe case of warizutusu form carved from stag antler. The rough texture of the material is cleverly incorporated into the design of a gnarled and knotted tree trunk. A single sucker sprouts from the mid-section, one blossom bud open to identify it as a plum tree.

pipe case of warizutusu form

Length: 22cm