An ivory okimono figural group By Joga/Shizumasa, Meiji Period

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An ivory okimono figural group
By Joga/Shizumasa, Meiji Period

Sold for £ 5,500 (US$ 6,896) inc. premium
An ivory okimono figural group
By Joga/Shizumasa, Meiji Period
Representing the Shita-kiri suzume ('The tongue-cut sparrow') story, depicting the poor old woodcutter, opening a large plaited-rattan basket, given to him by the sparrow to discover innumerable treasures inside, including rolls of books, a tied bag of money, gold and silver coins and all manner of precious objects whilst his wife falls back in disbelief, a portable smoking set lying on the floor, signed in a tsuishu-lacquer reserve Jyoga/Shizumasa with seal Furuyama. 18cm x 14.5cm (7 1/16in x 5¾in).

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  • 象牙彫置物 舌きり雀 静雅作 明治時代
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An ivory okimono figural group By Joga/Shizumasa, Meiji Period
An ivory okimono figural group By Joga/Shizumasa, Meiji Period
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