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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 174

    A Wooden Ivory Okimono [Sculptural ornament]

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Wooden Ivory Okimono [Sculptural ornament]
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    A large model of a standing man holding a bird, his kimono decorated in iro-e, hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl, the elaborate base modelled as waves
    68cm. high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN