15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
a group of ivory, stag antler and bone ojime, late 19th Century
the first carved with two immortals seated by a small tansu; a Chinese dignitary and his attendant; a Japanese drummer with a Chinese figure, all three ojime similarily signed; six immortals; of bone pierced in geometric pattern; three pierced and of stag antler: one with rats clambering on top of each other to grab a piece of radish, signed Gyokuzan; two similar with kiku, signed Masayuki -- 0 11/16in. (1.7cm.) diam. max. (8)
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