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Catalog Numbers: OSJAP0719-042 JAPNE0619-169
A SMALL OKIMONO OF A KARAKO WITH PUPPY
Unsigned, ivory okimono
Japan, mid to late 19th century

A finely carved and attractively stained okimono of a Chinese boy holding a puppy with finely carved fur and a charming expression. The karako’s garments are ornately decorated with intricate patterns and the boy’s facial expression is quite amusing with raised eyebrows and the tongue sticking outwards.

HEIGHT 5 cm

Provenance: British private collection with two valuations from Sotheby’s, by Neil K. Davey, dated 1974 & 1984, inventory no. 135.
Condition: Very good condition.

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