• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO OF A PEDLAR, SIGNED

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

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    A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO OF A PEDLAR, SIGNED
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    The man carved as walking carrying from his shoulder a basket with food, holding an umbrella in his left hand, a young boy running in front of him
    5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) high


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