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Japanese Bronze and Ivory Okimono of a seated lady

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Metalwork: Pre 1900: Item # 1025738
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Japanese Tokyo School Bronze and Ivory Okimono of a resting lady with a tobacco pipe in her hand and a basket next to her feet. The hands, a head and feet of a woman are made from ivory. The bronze part of the okimono has an original red patina and it has beautiful ornaments which imitate kimono. The face is life-like. This okimono is a wonderful example of Tokyo School. The okimono is mounted to the bronze base with screws; the base has a signature of the artist. The okimono rests on a wooden base. It dates 19th century, Meiji, Japan, and measures 7" tall x 8.5" wide" x 5.5" deep. The okimono itself is 7" long