An ivory figure of a farmer and two cranes Attributed to Yamaguchi Ryusui, Meiji Period
Lot 333Y
An ivory figure of a farmer and two cranes Attributed to Yamaguchi Ryusui, Meiji Period
£5,000 - 6,000
US$ 7,800 - 9,300

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An ivory figure of a farmer and two cranes Attributed to Yamaguchi Ryusui, Meiji Period An ivory figure of a farmer and two cranes Attributed to Yamaguchi Ryusui, Meiji Period
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An ivory figure of a farmer and two cranes
Attributed to Yamaguchi Ryusui, Meiji Period
Standing in waraji, carrying a basket strapped across his chest, one hand holding a box containing mimizu (angleworm) and the other feeding a crane whilst the second bird with its head lowered to the ground has already caught a wriggling worm in its beak, signed Ryusui. 25.1cm (9 7/8in) high.

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫置物  老人と鶴 伝山口柳水 明治時代

    The artist is recorded in Tokyo Zoge Chokoku Bijutsu Hyo (A Table of the Art of Ivory Carvings in Tokyo), printed in Meiji 19 (1886).
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