A tall ivory group of two fishermen By Kyosai, Meiji Period
Lot 159Y
A tall ivory group of two fishermen By Kyosai, Meiji Period
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 7,432) inc. premium

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A tall ivory group of two fishermen By Kyosai, Meiji Period A tall ivory group of two fishermen By Kyosai, Meiji Period
A tall ivory group of two fishermen
By Kyosai, Meiji Period
Both standing barefoot on a rock wearing straw aprons over plain robes, the taller figure clasps a harpoon in his right hand, its rope coiled around the staff, as he shades his eyes with his other hand, the smaller figure with a kiseruzutsu and pouch at his waist holds a trident in his left hand while gesturing to his companion with his right, signed in a rectangular tsuishu-lacquer reserve Kyosai.
41.5cm (16 3/8in) high.

Footnotes

  • 象牙彫置物 漁師 京齊作 明治時代
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