An ivory figure of an archer and crane By Toshitsugu, Meiji Period
Lot 312Y
An ivory figure of an archer and crane By Toshitsugu, Meiji Period
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
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An ivory figure of an archer and crane By Toshitsugu, Meiji Period An ivory figure of an archer and crane By Toshitsugu, Meiji Period
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An ivory figure of an archer and crane
By Toshitsugu, Meiji Period
The huntsman wearing a cap and fur breeches stands grimacing before a tree stump, his quiver filled with arrows slung across his back, gripping his bow, his right leg raised with his foot on the wing of the bird that with beak open struggles in vain to escape, signed Toshitsugu.
17.2cm (6¾in) high.

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  • 象牙彫置物 狩人と獲物 俊次作 明治時代
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