Width 65cm, 86cm long.
Ivory teeth,glass eyes, translucent skin and genuine hair, over a carved wooden base, this is a true work of art.
For more information on Iki-ningyo see the book Japanese Dolls, The Fascinating World of Ningyo by Alan Scott Pate (2007).
A Large Japanese Carved Ivory Okimono. 19th Century. Edo/Meiji Period. C.1860.The figure of a peasant farmer is very well carved with all details realistically rendered. The farmer with seed basket walks sowing as he goes. Signature illegible. Minor old damage to basket. H.240mm.please note that we cannot ship ivory out of the New Zealand, so it must be shipped to someone within the New Zealand .
Fine 19th Century Meiji Period Boxwood Carving of Shoki Standing on Oni. Carved standing figure of Shoki in highly detailed battle armor with long sword in right hand and small lantern in left hand. Shoki stands victoriously atop grotesque oni (demon) with claws, beard and horns. Finely carved detailing to facial features, helmet, armor and sash. Fine old patina.
HEIGHT: 21.7 cm (8.5 in)
CONDITION: Good. small losses at front of shoulder.Some hairline drying cracks to base. Nice old patina t ...click for details
A Thai Thailand Rattanakosin gilt bronze Buddha late 19th century possibly earlier. The Buddha sits cross legged atop a tiered pedestal cast with a serene face wearing elaborate garments. Back with rings for attachment to a wall as previously used in a temple setting. Measures 5 5/8 inches High X 3 3/4 inches wide X 1 1/2 inches deep. Losses to gilding on surface attesting to its age and tip of flame is gone.
An ivory needle holder, the exterior
intricately carved with dragons and
birds, together with a whalebone
sewing clamp.Length16 cm.
please note that we cannot ship ivory out of the New Zealand, so it must be shipped to someone within the New Zealand .
A good carved ivory handle, intricately
pierced and carved with figures
of demons, elephants, monkeys,
birds, etc on a ground of entwined
tendrils, early 19th Century.please note that we cannot ship ivory out of the New Zealand, so it must be shipped to someone within the New Zealand .
Length 18 cm.