Okimono in single block of ivory, depicting a fisherman with cormorant (Ukai 鵜飼) tied to a rope, passing the fish he has just caught to a child.
Yasukata signature engraved in red lacquer.
In very good condition - filled under the base - see photos.
Cormorant fishing is the traditional fishing method by which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Historically, cormorant fishing took place in Japan and China, as well as in Greece, North Macedonia, England and France.
The lot will be carefully packaged and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping price includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA courier (depending on destination address) with full insurance and professional packaging.
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with the Milan Chamber of Commerce (number: 2617), which will be sent with the lot.
Included with the item is a copy of the certificate of antiquity conforming with the international CITES regulations, issued by CESAR, a centre of Archeometric studies with offices in London, Milan and Rome. The original is only available upon request.
This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.
- Marfil de elefante
- Periodo Meiji (1868 -1912)
- Región / País de origen
- Título de la obra de arte
- Pescatore con cormorano e bambino Ukai 鵜飼 - Firmato Yasukata
- Estado muy bueno, ver descripción
- 26×8×6 cm