Two ivory okimono One by Kyosai and one by Toshiyuki, Meiji Period
Lot 326Y
Two ivory okimono One by Kyosai and one by Toshiyuki, Meiji Period
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,151) inc. premium
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Two ivory okimono One by Kyosai and one by Toshiyuki, Meiji Period Two ivory okimono One by Kyosai and one by Toshiyuki, Meiji Period
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The property of an English collector
(Lots 326-332)
Two ivory okimono
One by Kyosai and one by Toshiyuki, Meiji Period
Both fixed to a lobed oval base raised on four shaped legs, comprising one man seated cross-legged in front of a birdcage and mixing miso, a basket of vegetables, a cup and other eating implements resting on a tray lying on the ground, signed in a tsuishu-lacquer reserve Kyosai, 8.5cm x 9.5cm (3¼in x 3¾in); the second a carpenter, seated and splitting bamboo, flanked by a tool box, a plane, another section of bamboo and a parasol, signed in a an oval reserve Toshiyuki, 8.5cm x 9.1cm (3¼in x 3½in). (2).

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  • 象牙彫置物 二点 (味噌を練る男、大工) 明治時代
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