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Katalognummer: AK0220-170
AN IVORY NETSUKE AND AN IVORY OKIMONO
The first signed Tomokazu, the second unsigned
Japan, mid to late 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The first depicting a Chinese boy (karako) holding down a fan, presumably trying to catch a butterfly. Signature TOMOKAZU in a rounded reserve on the underside. The second a finely carved and attractively stained okimono of a Chinese boy holding a puppy with finely carved fur and a charming expression.

HEIGHT 3.4 – 5 cm

Condition: Both in good condition. The first with expected age cracks and minor soiling near the himotoshi.
Provenance: British private collection. The second with two valuations from Sotheby’s, by Neil K. Davey, dated 1974 & 1984, inventory no. 135.

Nachverkauf:  € 885

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