London, South Kensington
19 April 2001
A Japanese ivory okimono of a group of dancers
carved with the three figures wearing long decorated robes two with one arm raised, beside a monkey also dancing in a similar pose -- 3¾in. (9.5cm.) high; and another ivory okimono of Shoulao, the bearded figure carved wearing long robes and draped headdress, holding a bamboo staff with attached scroll, on an oval base -- 8in. (20.3cm.) high, (splits to figure of Shoulao).
See Illustration. (2)
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