Two ivory figures of bijin Meiji Period
Lot 320Y
Two ivory figures of bijin Meiji Period
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium
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Two ivory figures of bijin
Meiji Period
Both standing elegantly attired in a formal long-sleeved kimono, with their coiffure elaborately styled; the first supporting her young son over one shoulder, 19.5cm (7 5/8in) high; the second carrying a pair of scissors in one hand and a stalk of lily in the other, with a fan attached to a tasselled chord dangling from her left sleeve, 18cm (7 1/8in) high; both figures with signature tablets missing.
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  • 象牙彫置物 二点 (息子を抱く母、百合を持つ美人) 無銘 明治時代 
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