All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1800 item #1164377 (stock #E-Bay106)
JAPANESE 51mm Miniature IVORY Statuette Wise Man Minogame Mythical TURTLE C: 1860. The minogame (mythical Turtle) is usually represented as having a bushy tail. It is one of the animals of the four directions (Tiger, Dragon and Turtle) imported from China. It is reputed to live a thousand years. Emblematic of longevity. Rare. 51mm tall, 22mm thick and 25mm wide. Rare and unique. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME...