Possibly Japanese. An extremely lifelike carving, the cat stalks its prey. The coral of a lovely salmon color with white inclusions, the wood-grain pattern of the coral mimicking fur. All photos taken under natural light. From a South Salem, NY estate. IMPORTANT NOTICE: ENDANGERED SPECIES MATERIAL. Please note, that as the purchaser, you are responsible for conforming to applicable federal, state and local government regulations concerning objects that contain endangered species materials or related substances. Clarke Auction Gallery assumes no responsibility for communicating to the purchaser the legality or otherwise of the sale of any objects that may be restricted under state and local law within the jurisdiction of the purchaser. - Dimensions: 1.5" h x 4" w x 1.75" d.
No cracks or restoration visible.