A Tokyo School ivory figure of a bird-catcher Meiji Period
Lot 318Y
A Tokyo School ivory figure of a bird-catcher Meiji Period
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,897) inc. premium
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A Tokyo School ivory figure of a bird-catcher Meiji Period A Tokyo School ivory figure of a bird-catcher Meiji Period
Lot Details
A Tokyo School ivory figure of a bird-catcher
Meiji Period
Standing wearing a broad-rimmed rattan hat with his head slightly raised, his left hand holding a bamboo pole and bird whistle in his right hand, a netted pouch containing several caught birds is tied around his waist at the front, whilst another basket is slung around to his right hip, the signature tablet missing.
39.6cm (15½in) high.

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  • 象牙彫置物 鳥捕り 無銘 明治時代
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