Japanese Ivory Okimono of a fisherman. Meiji Period.


A good Japanese Ivory okimono, c. 1900. Meiji Period. Well carved as a fisherman walking bare footed, by the sea, carrying a basket in his right hand, a further basket full of fish tied to his waist. In his left hand, he carries a finely carved turtle.
Signed to a red lacquer seal applied to the base.

Medium: Ivory

Signed/Inscribed: Signed on a red lacquer tablet.

Height:  13 cm, 5.12"
Width:  7 cm, 2.76"

Condition: Excellent, original condition. No repairs.

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