Antique Japanese Shibayama Photo Album W Hand Painted Silk Pages/meiji P
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Antique Japanese Shibayama Photo Album W Hand Painted Silk Pages/meiji P:
Japanese Shibayama Lacquer Photo Album Carved Inlay Mother of Pearl. Shibayama is the art of inlaying semi-precious stones, shell, coral, or ox bone on a black lacquer background.
The front and back are lacquered wood panels.
There are 18 pages of heavy black (construction) paper,covered with hand painted silk.
The Front Cover: Executed in the Japanese Shibayama style of work, the cover depicts a japanese geisha
Proudly standing between two men and holding a bouquet of flowers. They are hand carved of Mother of pearl and bone. Overall condition: Corners are chipped, Peel off in a few places on the back, one chip on a bone inlay. Very good condition inside.
Please view the photographs for more detail and description.
Size: 36 cm x 28 cm.
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