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Fine, carved ivory lidded vase. Signed HoKo

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Fine, carved ivory  lidded vase. Signed HoKo
An fine ivory lidded vase decorated with a fantasy African scene. Carved on relief: on one side a proud male lion looking in the distance; on the other side, two lionesses (or tigers) attacking an hippopotamus; palm trees in the background. On the lid a crouching lioness. Signed by maker: Hoko. H. 17 cm, D. 10 cm. Meiji, late 19th cent. Condition: perfect.

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