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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 469

    Two Ivory Okimono, Late 19th/20th Century

    Price Realised  


    Two Ivory Okimono, Late 19th/20th Century
    the first of a group of children playing 'blind mans bluff', in the centre a boy with a cloth tied around his eyes, his friends circling around him, signed to the base Hidematsu; and another carved in the form of a ball with the twelve animals of the zodiac, most with eyes inlaid, signed Masamitsu -- 3 3/16in. (9.7cm.) high and 2in. (5cm.) diam. (2)

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