A Dog of the Chin breed holding with its paws an awabi shell. The dog is one of the 12 Zodiak signs and indicates the hours between 7 pm and 9 pm.

Stained Ivory. Eyes inlaid with dark horn.


ID 47
School Kyoto
Material Ivory
Measures Length: 4,7 cm;
Provenance London Trade 1990
Price On auction at Lempertz (Dec 9th)