A large Japanese carved ivory figure of a hunter Meiji Period
Lot 119Y
A large Japanese carved ivory figure of a hunter Meiji Period
Sold for AU$ 6,000 (US$ 5,568) inc. premium
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A large Japanese carved ivory figure of a hunter
Meiji Period
The aged man dressed in his hunting outfit with a straw vest, drawing a rifle from his back, his bandolier suspended with an inro in the form of a head of a cat, his hunting falcon landing on his shoulder, gripping a small bird by its neck, a variety of different birds suspended from the hunter's back and waist, a pheasant about his feet.
43.5cm high.

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  • Provenance:
    Private Collection Sydney
    Purchased from Hammonds, Portobello Road, London, July 1958 for £100.
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