• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5670

    Christie's Interiors

    26 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 196

    A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO OF AN ELDERY MAN AND CHILDREN

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO OF AN ELDERY MAN AND CHILDREN
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    THE MAN CLUTCHES A CHILD WEARING FULL MINIATURE ARMOUR HIGH ON HIS SHOULDERS, A GIRL CHILD SEATED TO HIS FEET PRESENTS HIM WITH A PIPE-CASE
    7 5/8IN. (19.5CM.) HIGH


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