A Tokyo School ivory figure of an old man By Shinmei/Chikaaki, Meiji Period
Lot 313Y
A Tokyo School ivory figure of an old man By Shinmei/Chikaaki, Meiji Period
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
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A Tokyo School ivory figure of an old man By Shinmei/Chikaaki, Meiji Period A Tokyo School ivory figure of an old man By Shinmei/Chikaaki, Meiji Period
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A Tokyo School ivory figure of an old man
By Shinmei/Chikaaki, Meiji Period
Seated on a tree stump with one arm outstretched, looking affectionately at the dove sitting contentedly on his right hand, another dove beside him perched on one of the lateral roots of the tree, a pipecase, tobacco pouch and manju netsuke suspended from his belt on the reverse, signed Shinmei/Chikaaki with kakihan.
17cm x 11.5cm (6 5/8in x 4½in).

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  • 象牙彫置物 老人と鳩 親明作 明治時代
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