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Exquisite Ivory Figural Okimono, Meiji Period

Exquisite Ivory Figural Okimono, Meiji Period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Ivory: Pre 1900: Item # 1048054
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The Japanese have a long tradition of creating stunningly beautiful sculptures and objects composed of carved ivory. Specifically, the figural okimono carvings are noted for their fine detail and exquisite craftsmanship. The wonderful ivory figure okimono depicting a smiling hunched man carrying a basket at this side, the modest robes layered with an apron of woven leaves, holding a rope and a small fish above the long-beaked bird at his feet, both attached upon a circular base. Height: 8 3/4 inches (22.2 cm) [Age cracks]. Shipping is FREE within the U.S.