Japanese Carved Okinomo - Sparrows on Branch - Meiji
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Okimono: Pre 1910: item # 754656
Please refer to our stock # 158 when inquiring.
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
75 Renshaw Street
Liverpool, L1 2SJ, United Kingdom
(+44) 0151 708 8873
SOLD through our Liverpool shop - October 2010
|An attractively carved okinomo, depicting three sparrows on a branch, made in Japan during the Meiji period (1868-1911) for export to Europe or the U.S. Condition very good. There is one crack which runs through the centre of the branch and finishes as a hairline on the first birds head. The ivory displays the usual age yellowing - most visible on the back view. This item would have originally come with a carved wood base but will stand on its own on a stable horizontal surface. 7.8 inches (20cm)long 3 inches (7.6cm)high . Please note - purchasers from outside the European Union will require a CITES Certificate and may also require import documentation within their own country.|