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Okimono, Sculpture - Elephant ivory - Scuola di Tokyo - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Lot reference 27152413

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Current bid $3,951
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Location: Italy
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$3,951 Bidder 1403
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Very good condition, see description - 18×10×8 cm

Object: Okimono, Sculpture (More lots)
Technique: Engraved
Material: Elephant ivory
Period: Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Title of artwork: Scuola di Tokyo
Condition: Very good condition, see description
Dimensions: 18×10×8 cm

Okimono, Sculpture - Elephant ivory - Tokyo school - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Exceptional okimono sculpted from a single block of ivory, depicting an awabi fisher-girl along with a hunter coming back from a hunt with the prey he has just caught, a large bow and quiver containing his arrows on his shoulders, along with a wakizashi and his hat. An intricately-sculpted sculpture, in excellent condition despite the many details, like the thin bow with rope wrapped around it. Finely carved clothing.
Tokyo school.

In excellent condition - no restorations, damage or breaks - ivory of superior quality, see photos.

The lot will be carefully packaged and shipped via courier, including insurance cover.

Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (no. 2617), which will be shipped with the lot.

This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.

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Catawiki member since November 6, 2018, received 13 reviews in total (13 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 100% (13 reviews)
(last 12 months)
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    Very fast shipping, well packed.
    I love the object!

    Thank you!
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    velma010 July 16, 2019

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    Ricevuto ben curato nell'imballo, tuttavia noto che la presa a forma di caco é incollata, e non realizzata d'insieme con il coperchio.
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    user-8a59201 July 11, 2019

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    Buongiorno,
    sono sorpreso poichè l'oggetto è integro e ogni sua parte è nata insieme all'oggetto compreso la presa del coperchio.
    Tutte le prese delle scatole in avorio giapponesi, non furono ricavate dallo stesso blocco del coperchio, ma con un tassello spinato all'interno e ovviamente "incollate" come dice Lei all'origine, per impedire alla presa di staccarsi dal coperchio.
    Per quanto riguarda invece la sua affermazione "e non realizzata d'insieme con il coperchio" Le consiglio di osservare incisioni sul coperchio che raffigurano alcuni frutti e soprattutto Le ricordo che le scimmie nelle raffigurazioni giapponesi sono sovente raffigurante, mentre giocano con frutti come cachi.
    La invito gentilmente a modificare questa recensione, in quanto non c'è alcun motivo per ricevere un feedback negativo su questo lotto che è arrivato a noi fortunatamente nelle stesse condizioni di quando fu creato. Siamo i primi a sottolineare i difetti dei nostri oggetti quando presenti.
    Saluti
    Andrea
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    Fast delivery, well packed.
    Items as described, we love them!
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    velma010 June 28, 2019

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    Consegna rapidissima. Oggetto conforme alla descrizione.
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    VittorioFabio June 27, 2019

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    bonjour
    colis reçu rapidement et en très bon état
    merci beaucoup
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    eric51480 May 2, 2019

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    Merci beaucoup
    Cordialement
    Andrea
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    Beautiful okimono. Sell package and veri fast delivery. First class seller.
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    Cristiano1942 May 2, 2019

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    ..And you are first class buyer. Thank you
    Kindly regards
    Andrea
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    Perfect!
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    user-f1cd1a7 February 1, 2019

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    Todo Perfecto, Rápido y muy bien embalado y protegido. Así da gusto, muy diferente a otros vendedores, donde siempre he tenido problemas.
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    pepitoval December 12, 2018

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    Venditore perfetto corretto veloce. Raccomandabile
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    user-3d75249 December 11, 2018

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    Ottimo venditore! Consigliato!
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    paolomartinengo December 5, 2018

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    bien arrivé, sans problème, dans de bonnes conditions mais un peu déçu de constater que le pied droit et le socle de l'okimono ont été recollés.
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    user-e8fbd30 December 4, 2018

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    Bonjour Eric, merci pour votre feedback. Le pied et le socle de l'okimono n'etait pas recolle, c'est seulement le filé naturelle de l'ivoire qui vous pouvez voir aussi dessous le socle. Cordialement Andrea
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  • Bravo venditore descrizione e dicitura stato di conservazione professionali. Ottimo imballo e spedizione con corriesre veloce

    user-84b6e8b December 1, 2018

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