Japanese Okimono of a Fisherman. Meiji Period.


A good Japanese Ivory and boxwood okimono, Meiji Period. Finely carved as a fisherman, seated upon a boxwood bench. He holds a bamboo fishing rod, with which he has caught an eel; to has side he carries a basket and a tobacco pouch. His left foot rests upon a box with two drawers.
The boxwood bench having an old collectors label attached.

Medium: Ivory and boxwood.

Signed/Inscribed: Incised signature to the figure, heightened in red.

Height:  13 cm, 5.12"
Width:  11 cm, 4.33"

Condition: Some age cracks to the Ivory. Otherwise in excellent condition. No repairs.

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