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Japanese Ivory signed Okimono - Fisherman

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Ivory: Pre 1910: Item # 996317
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This is a very fine Japanese Ivory Okimono of a fisherman with two fish on a fishing-rod. He has extremely fine hand-carved tobacco pipe, case, inro and Noh-mask netsuke. The kimono of the fisherman has a beautiful scrimshaw work that depicts a noh-mask, dice, a rabbit, fans etc. The okimono has an original age patina and a high hand polishing. It has a seal-signature on the bottom. This Ivory Okimono is in excellent condition with no losses or chips.It stands 4 3/4 inches tall and dates late 19th century, Meiji, Japan.