London, South Kensington
12 - 13 October 2006
A Japanese ivory okimono of a seated female musician, Meiji Period
finely carved holding a samisen in her hands, her hair tied in a chignon and wearing elaborately decorated foliate robes, incised signature - 4¼in. (10.7cm.) high.
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