Japanese Antique Porcelain Skull with Snake

Japanese Antique Porcelain Skull with Snake

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Japanese

Period

Pre 1920

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A rare Japanese antique porcelain okimono of a skull entwined with a snake.  Made of porcelain and realistically rendered. Fine details in every crevice.  Some teeth are missing (original to the work).  The snake has detailed scales highlighted in a darker tones.  It is twisting around the cranium and pushes through the right eye socket.  Comes with its original Japanese tomobako (wooden storage box) with a label that reads Mayoke Ko-To-Sei Dokuro (Protective Old Ceramic Skull).

Age: Late Meiji period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 4 1/2″ high x 6 1/4″ long x 4 1/4″ wide

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A rare Japanese antique porcelain okimono of a skull entwined with a snake.  Made of porcelain and realistically rendered. Fine details in every crevice.  Some teeth are missing (original to the work).  The snake has detailed scales highlighted in a darker tones.  It is twisting around the cranium and pushes through the right eye socket.  Comes with its original Japanese tomobako (wooden storage box) with a label that reads Mayoke Ko-To-Sei Dokuro (Protective Old Ceramic Skull).

Age: Late Meiji period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 4 1/2″ high x 6 1/4″ long x 4 1/4″ wide

Additional information

Region

Japanese

Period

Pre 1920

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