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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 125

    An Ivory Okimono [Sculptural Ornament]

    SIGNED MUNETOSHI, MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    An Ivory Okimono [Sculptural Ornament]
    Signed Munetoshi, Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Of a standing figure of the Shinto Deity, Amekawa Hiko no Nikoto with a bow and arrow
    25.4cm. high


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    Provenance

    Michael Tomkinson


    Literature

    Edward Gilbertson and others, A Japanese Collection Made by Michael Tomkinson, (London, 1898)