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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    An Ivory Okimono of Inari Sama, signed, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

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    An Ivory Okimono of Inari Sama, signed, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    the Goddess of Rice stands wearing her white fox as a headdress, she stands next to the swordsmith Kokaji Munechika, helping him by blowing the bellows as he forges a sword for the Emperor Ichijo, signed in seal form -- 2¾in. (7cm.) high


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