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Okimono - Elephant ivory - Very fine carving of a bearded man - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Lot reference 30000747
Okimono - Elephant ivory - Very fine carving of a bearded man - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

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Location: Belgium
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Very good condition, see description - 115×40×30 mm

Object: Okimono (More lots)
Material: Elephant ivory
Period: Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Title of artwork: Very fine carving of a bearded man
Condition: Very good condition, see description
Dimensions: 115×40×30 mm

Okimono - Elephant ivory - Very fine carving of a bearded man - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

A very detailed carving of a bearded man looking to the side as he walks, probably greeting somebody on the side of the road. Therefore not paying attention and risking to stumble over a rock. Very good facial expression for a small okimono.

Good condition with only some small age cracks. The bottom slab possibly not elephant ivory in contrast to the rest but apparently of the same period.

Careful shipping with insurance.

A report from an expert is added to confirm the age and the fact it can be sold in the EU. Bidders outside the EU should check own laws on import of antique ivory.

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Catawiki member since January 16, 2015, received 140 reviews in total (29 in last 12 months)

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    Article conforme aux descriptions, emballage soigné et envoie dans les délais. Parfait. Merci
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    emini62 October 29, 2019

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    Mooi!
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    Redguy September 19, 2019

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    Perfecto. Articulo acorde a la descripcion y rapido envio.
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    user-0b1369c September 9, 2019

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    Nr.13613659
    The right front leg was broken , probably due to improper packing , the lot is heavy ( 5 kg) they used too little bubble paper to wrap it .
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    Frank959 July 18, 2019

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    Très bel ivoire
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    Berlureau July 2, 2019

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    okimono perfetto, consegna veloce ottimo venditore
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    user-ef9f90e May 17, 2019

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    Sehr zufrieden!
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    user-a444651 May 6, 2019

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    Very fast shipment. item according to description.
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    user-7e53f3d April 1, 2019

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    vaas in goede conditie aangekomen. Goed verpakt, vlug geleverd. Tevreden, guido
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    user-89afab7 March 14, 2019

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    Beste,
    Uw vaas is deze morgen aangekomen.Ik ben heel tevreden over de snelheid van de levering en natuurlijk over de kwaliteit van het geleverde item.
    Met Dank,
    Ronald
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    bluesdreamer February 19, 2019

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    zeer snelle levering en met zorg ingepakt.
    complimenten!!!
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    arcadis February 15, 2019

  • thank you very much

    user-bb49cbe January 17, 2019

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    Fraai gesneden!
    Snel en goed verpakt bezorgd.
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    APMBOL January 15, 2019

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    货已经收到,挺好,我很满意!
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    user-7dd16ff January 5, 2019

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    Boa tarde Exmos Srs.

    Até ao momento os lotes adquiridos, corresponderam às expectativas
    Tinha receio quanto ao embalamento dos objetos mas, pude constatar que que estes são enviados bem protegidos.
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    Adozinda December 20, 2018

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    Bel ivoire
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    Berlureau December 16, 2018

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    Received in good order, thnx
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    user-583464b December 16, 2018

  • New made fake of Russian icon (99% of picture new painted). Very low resolution on photos (Bidder can't see real condition, quality, age of icon) .

    user-36549fc December 6, 2018

    Response by seller
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    I am sorry you think this. I bought the icon from a collection assembled before 1980 and with certificates of origin I was assured. I sold more before from that collection and never had a complaint. I posted very detailed photo's of small areas of the icon. So I don't agree with your vision.
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United States $33.34
Austria $27.78
Belgium $8.89
Canada $27.78
Denmark $27.78
France $15.56
Germany $20.00
Ireland $27.78
Italy $27.78
Luxembourg $8.89
Netherlands $15.56
Norway $27.78
Poland $33.34
Portugal $27.78
Spain $15.56
Sweden $27.78
Switzerland $27.78
United Kingdom $27.78
Rest of Europe $33.34
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