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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 67

    An Ivory Model of an Old Man and a Boy**

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED RYUICHI

    Price Realised  

    An Ivory Model of an Old Man and a Boy**
    Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Ryuichi
    The figures covering their heads with a straw hat and a cloth as if sheltering themselves from the rain, the old man with a tobacco pouch in the form of a cat's face
    12¼in. (31.1cm.) high


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