• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    A JAPANESE IVORY AND WOOD OKIMONO OF AN ARCHER, SIGNED

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

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    A JAPANESE IVORY AND WOOD OKIMONO OF AN ARCHER, SIGNED
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    The hunter carved holding his bow and arrow takes careful aim, with one foot raised on a rockwork support, carrying a quiver of arrows on his back and a sword on his belt
    12in. (30.5cm.) high


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