Okimono - Elephant ivory - Monumental and large - Fisherman with child - Signed 'Komin' - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Majestic and large okimono in finely carved monobloc ivory while he lights his pipe and holds a net from which he doesn't notice that a fish is escaping as seen by the child who tries to grab it.
Details of great finesse and quality, especially the clothes, the finely perforated net, the tobacco holder with the mask of an oni, the waves of the sea under the rocks.
Komin engraved signature under the base, probably Tokyo school.
In very good condition.
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Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (number: 2617), which will be sent with the lot.
Copy of Certificate of Antiquity compliant with the international CITES rules drawn up by the CE.S.AR Archaeometric Study Centre based in London, Milan and Rome, together with the item. The original is only available on request.
This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.
- Elephant ivory
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Monumentale ed importante - Pescatore con bambino - Firmato 'Komin'
- Very good condition, see description
- 47×13×12 cm