An ivory figure of a poulterer By Ryuichi, Meiji Period
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An ivory figure of a poulterer By Ryuichi, Meiji Period
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
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An ivory figure of a poulterer By Ryuichi, Meiji Period An ivory figure of a poulterer By Ryuichi, Meiji Period
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An ivory figure of a poulterer
By Ryuichi, Meiji Period
Standing with an onagadori (phoenix chicken) resting on his right hand and holding the bird's long rigid sickle feathers in his left, a tobacco pouch in the form of a fugu fish and pipe suspended from his belt, signed Ryuichi. 24cm (9 5/8in) high.

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  • 象牙彫置物 鳥肉屋 柳一作 明治時代
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