A very large ivory netsuke of a kirin, by Kangyoku. Late 20th century Seated on his haunches, roaring with his head upturned, large flames emanating from his joints and covering the scaly body. Signed Risshisai and Kangyoku in an oval reserve. The eyes of amber or amber-coloured horn.Tachihara Noriyoshi Kangyoku was born 1944 in Tokyo. In 1973 he began to use the gô Risshisai Kangyoku.