Statue of Maya and Merit
Dating from: c. 1320 B.C.
Size: 158 x 90 x 120 cm ; c. 1000 kg
Origin: Egypt, Saqqara
Heart from Canadian Ceramic Artist Amy Li-Chuan Chang
A superb ivory netsuke of a two-horned dragon. Late 18th century. Emerging from wisps of smoke rising from an incense burner resting on a double lotus pedestal. Inscribed Tomotada.The subject refers to Chinnan Sennin who is commonly represented summoning a dragon from his begging bowl.