A tall ivory okimono of a basket seller By Josetsu, Meiji Period
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A tall ivory okimono of a basket seller By Josetsu, Meiji Period
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A tall ivory okimono of a basket seller By Josetsu, Meiji Period A tall ivory okimono of a basket seller By Josetsu, Meiji Period
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A tall ivory okimono of a basket seller
By Josetsu, Meiji Period
The street vendor standing in his waraji beside a tree stump, carrying over his shoulder a bamboo pole from which numerous wares are suspended, comprising various baskets and drums densely piled together, his robes finely engraved with roundels of geometric designs, signed in a rectangular tsuishu-lacquer reserve Josetsu with another rectangular seal Narita.
39.8cm (15 5/8in) high.

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  • 象牙彫置物 籠売り 如雪作 明治時代 

    Provenance: a European private collection.
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