A bronze and ivory figure of a farmer By Hideyoshi, Meiji Period
Lot 359Y
A bronze and ivory figure of a farmer By Hideyoshi, Meiji Period
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
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A bronze and ivory figure of a farmer By Hideyoshi, Meiji Period A bronze and ivory figure of a farmer By Hideyoshi, Meiji Period
Lot Details
Inlaid ivory and Shibayama-inlaid works of art
Various owners
A bronze and ivory figure of a farmer
By Hideyoshi, Meiji Period
Standing in waraji, affixed to a rustic wood base, slightly bent over, with his hoe resting beneath his right arm, his left hand holding a renkon (lotus root), the figure's face, legs and hands of ivory; signed in an oval reserve Hideyoshi.
33.2cm (13in) high.

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  • 銅・象牙彫置物 農夫 秀美作 明治時代
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