• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    Two Ivory okimono [sculptural ornament]

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Two Ivory okimono [sculptural ornament]
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    One of Shoki and an oni, the other of a snail on the leg of an ape
    8cm. high and 7cm. long respectively (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY