Bird in the shape of mokugyo

Hoin
Japanese
Place made: 
Asia; Japan
Bird in the shape of mokugyo, 19th century
Ivory and black coral (unimatsu); carved with pigment
Overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 in x 1 5/16 in; 4.4 cm x 2.5 cm x 3.3 cm
William Richter Collection, Gift of Margaret Ruth Richter (Class of 1939)
MH 1986.30.31