A Japanese ivory sectional okimono of falconer and two children Late Meiji Period

Date Created: 26 August 2019

Author: Unknown

Source: The Internet

Owner: Christies

Location: London, South Kensington

Link to: Website

  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • Hawk
  • Sculpture
  • 19th Century
  • 20th Century
  • Hunting
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A Japanese ivory sectional okimono of falconer and two children
Late Meiji Period
the falconer carved wearing long robes and armguard, holding a small platform with a bird of prey perched on top looking at the man's other raised hand, on his left stands a small boy and to the left sits a young girl holding a large hat, all on a circular base with incised signature to the underside -- 8 3/8in. (21.2cm.) high, (one figure slightly loose).

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