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Lot 284: Y IVORY OKIMONO OF A FISHERMAN MEIJI PERIOD 9cm high

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

November 8, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • <sup>Y</sup> IVORY OKIMONO OF A FISHERMAN MEIJI PERIOD 9cm high
  • <sup>Y</sup> IVORY OKIMONO OF A FISHERMAN MEIJI PERIOD 9cm high
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Description: IVORY OKIMONO OF A FISHERMAN
MEIJI PERIOD
the fisherman shown in a dancing posture with one foot raised above the ground, carrying a basket, a bucket containing a crab and a turtle at his feet, signed
9cm high

Condition Report: - Good overall appearance with minor chips to the extremities of the carving, for example to the tips of the legs of the crab
- The crab, now contained in the bucket, was once held by the right hand of the fisherman and then broke off
- Signs of discoloration as consistent with age



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