London, South Kensington
27 April 2000
An ivory okimono of a bale of fruit
carved depicting two strung bales with various fruits on top, and a rat gnawing his way through a bale, on a leafy bed -- 4½in. (11.4cm.) long; and a ivory carving of a standing male with inset eyes, wearing flowing robes and carrying a closed parasol over his shoulder -- 4¾in. (12cm.) high, 19th Century, (minor wear).
See Colour Plate 4 for one. (2)
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