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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    Two Ivory Okimono, one signed Munehiro, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two Ivory Okimono, one signed Munehiro, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    the first of Sojobo, the King of the Tengu, lifting Yoshitsune with one hand with a karasu-tengu by his side, signed; the second of a fiercely glaring Shoki, about to throw an oni he has caught with one hand, another imp climbs up his back, whilst yet another hides in Shokis' straw hat -- 4 7/8in. (12.4cm.) high maximum (2)


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