15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
Eleven ojime, late 19th Century
six of ivory, marine ivory, bone and stagantler: two rats on a nut, eyes inlaid; an anakago [water breaker]; a celestial maiden in flight, her robes fluttering in the wind; cylindrical and pierced; masks of Hyottoko, Okame and Oni; monkey holding tightly with hands and feet; and five others in lacquer and resin: three with rabbits and full moon; two with dragons amidst clouds -- 1in. (2.7cm.) max. (11)
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