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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 406

    TWO JAPANESE MARINE IVORY OKIMONO

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    TWO JAPANESE MARINE IVORY OKIMONO
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    The first a sectional carving of an itinerant musician and his son, signed Gyokushi; another of two Indian snake charmers, one kneeling and playing his flute to the rising cobra
    10 1/8 and 4 7/8in. (25.7 and 12.5cm.) high (2)


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