16 Oct 2016

Bamboo Root Snake Okimono

snakeokimono

Period: Meiji Taisho

Okimono for Sencha Tea Ceremony in the form of a snake, of bamboo root. Early Meiji era, circa 1870 – 1880.

With a collector’s wood storage box, inscribed on the exterior of the lid: Chikkon Tennen Hebi or Natural Bamboo Root Snake.

3-3/8″ high x 2-3/4″ x 2-5/8″

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