Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period
Lot 340Y
Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,103) inc. premium
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Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period Three ivory okimono One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period
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The property of a Lady
Three ivory okimono
One by Masakazu, one by Ryudo, one by Seigai, Meiji Period
Comprising: a group of a mother and child, the woman kneeling and beating cloth with a kine (mallet) on a kinuta (fulling block), her young son standing over a basket full of freshly-washed cloth, another two pestles lying on the ground, signed Masakazu, 11.5cm x 10.5cm (4½in x 4 1/8in) high; with separate wood stand simulating a river bank; the second a fisherman attempting to disentangle himself from an octopus whose tentacles have encircled his ankles, signed Ryudo, 17cm (6 5/8in) high, with wood stand; the third possibly a young actor in the role of a travelling pilgrim, clutching a kingozue in one hand and a fan in the other, signed Seigai, 17.3cm (6¾in) high; with wood stand. (6).

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫置物 三点 (砧を打つ母に息子、漁師に蛸、遍路姿の歌舞伎役者) 明治時代
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