A beautiful stand mounted Japanese architectural (corbal) carving of ocean waves. One of this detail and design would have been built into the architecture of a temple. The carving is highly stylized with large openwork areas. The Keyaki (zelkova) woodgrain is visible on the reverse of the carving. Mounted on black iron plates.
Mid Edo Period (1603 - 1868)
Dimensions: 32" L x 3 1/2" D x 17 1/4" H, 13" H carving only