Harcroft House Sale

Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Session One
  • A tall Japanese ivory okimono of a fisherman, Meiji period, 1868-1912


Lot Estimate
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000

About this Item

A tall Japanese ivory okimono of a fisherman, Meiji period, 1868-1912

standing in waraji, wearing a straw apron over his finely engraved tunic, his right hand holding a fishing spear, a net draped over the left side of his body, with a gourd and basket to the side, two fish and a crab at his feet, on an engraved oval base carved with tree stumps, repairs, 39,5cm high

*This lot is not suitable for export



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