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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 539

    A Japanese ivory okimono of a young Female musician

    SIGNED GYOKUDO, MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Japanese ivory okimono of a young Female musician
    Signed Gyokudo, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    She stands gently swaying in tune to the music playing her carved shamisen, wearing a beautiful long-sleeved kimono with an obi decorated with butterflies
    13¾in. (35cm.) high


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