Lot 944: A Japanese ivory okimono carved as a museulam oni pulling a bird

Est: £150 - £200
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April 26, 2018, 11:00 AM BST
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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Description: A Japanese ivory okimono carved as a museulam oni pulling a bird
late Meiji period
shaped two wheeled carriage upon which sits a figure of Benkei who supports a huge peach upon which Benkei's animal companions dressed as samurai contain a group of three oni sheltering within the hollowed fruit, on shaped base carved with symbolic objects of the shichifukujin, signed in Sosho , 12.5cm high
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Chinese, Indian, Islamic & Japanese Art - Day 2

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Mallams
April 26, 2018, 11:00 AM BST

Cheltenham, United Kingdom