Okimono - Elephant ivory - Geisha with turnip - Signed Kōshin 光真 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Okimono in sections of elephant ivory portraying a young peasant woman with a large daikon turnip, a bamboo stick and a woven basket with leaves resting on the lid.
Finely engraved kimono with naturalistic and floral patters; hair with a finely crafted chignon; visage with highly detailed features. Signed Kōshin 光真.
In very good condition, with the ivory's naturally occurring hairlines and a crack under the base (see photo)
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
- Geisha con rapa - Firmato Kōshin 光真
- Estado muy bueno, ver descripción
- 24×11×9 cm