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A Japanese ivory okimono of an elephant group, 19th Century
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A Japanese ivory okimono of an elephant group, 19th Century

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A Japanese ivory okimono of an elephant group, 19th Century
the large caparisoned animal with tiny coral and mother of pearl inlay, a seated female figure on its back reading a long scroll that almost reached to floor, the protective beast traps an oni in its trunk high above its head - 8¾in. (22.3cm) high
Provenance
From the Reeves Collection of John Russell Reeves (1804-1877) and thence by decent to the present owner.
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