Japanese ivory okimno of fishermen. Meiji Period.

August 28, 2019 12:58 pm Published by

A Japanese Ivory Okimono, c. 1900. Meiji period. Well carved as two fishermen with their catch. One standing holding his catch in his right hand, his rod in his left, and wearing an elaborate necklace of sharks teeth around his neck. His companion, kneeling, holding a basket, and , again, wearing a necklace of sharks teeth.

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