An ivory okimono of a banana By Tamiyuki, Meiji Period
Lot 354Y
An ivory okimono of a banana By Tamiyuki, Meiji Period
Sold for £8,750 (US$ 14,707) inc. premium
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An ivory okimono of a banana By Tamiyuki, Meiji Period
Lot Details
Property from an English collection
An ivory okimono of a banana
By Tamiyuki, Meiji Period
Naturalistically carved with two strips of skin peeled back to the brown stalk, revealing the fleshy interior, the skin stained a pale yellow, signed Tamiyuki.
19cm (7½in) long.

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  • 象牙彫置物 バナナ 民之作 明治時代
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