A Tokyo School ivory figure of an artisan Meiji Period
Lot 315Y
A Tokyo School ivory figure of an artisan Meiji Period
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,840) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Tokyo School ivory figure of an artisan Meiji Period
Lot Details
A Tokyo School ivory figure of an artisan
Meiji Period
Standing barefoot with a large wooden kine (mallet) leaning against his body, his head slightly lowered with his lips pursed, smoking his pipe which he fills with the tobacco held in his left hand, an open tobacco pouch and pipe case suspended from the sash of the long apron tied around his waist, the base with signature tablet missing; with separate wood stand.
30.5cm (12in) high. (2).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫置物 休憩を取る職人 無銘 明治時代
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