• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 185

    TWO JAPANESE IVORY FIGURES

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

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    TWO JAPANESE IVORY FIGURES
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    Comprising a figure of an old man with two rats climbing on him, holding a box in his left hand and a robe in his raised right hand, signed; and a further larger figure of a fisherman, signed
    The largest -- 12in. (30.5cm.) high (2)


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