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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 49

    A wood and ivory Okimono of Fukurokuju, signed Yoshihide, Early 20th Century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A wood and ivory Okimono of Fukurokuju, signed Yoshihide, Early 20th Century
    worked in wood with fine silver thread used for details in his robes, the God of Longevity stands smiling holding a fan in his hand, his large protruding head is tied to the body of a minogame, details finely carved in ivory; signed on a red lacquer reserve, wood stand; together with a bronze incense burner, incised with clouds -- the first 5½in. (3.8cm.) high. (2)


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