69A  Intandane Liverpool Chinese Tribal 利物浦 中国 部落

Fine Japanese Carved Ivory Okimono, Meiji period (1868-1911) *SOLD*


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1910: Item # 1301556

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Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
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 Sold in our Liverpool Shop - April 2016 / 利 物浦店内售出 - 2016年4月 
A very finely carved ivory okimono of a fisherman wearing a grass apron and carrying a basket containing a fish. Additionally (within the basket) is a small bound bundle of reeds or sticks. There is a small peg protruding from his right forearm (please view enlargement #12) indicating that something (possibly the bundle) might have been attached to it. Carved on the base is an insect and the artist's signature, "Seimei". This item was made in Japan during the Meiji period (1868-1911). Condition: excellent - unusually no damages and no repairs. c 18.2cm (7.1 inches) high. Weight: 369 grams (13oz). Please note - purchasers from outside the European Union will require a CITES Certificate and may also require import documentation within their own country. 日本明治时期(1868 - 1911年间) "静明"款象牙雕渔夫人像