Okimono - walrus ivory - Ichi-Bun - Peasant with boy in a basket - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Description
Okimono - walrus ivory - Ichi-Bun - Peasant with boy in a basket - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Good condition, see description - 21.4×6.5×4 cm

Description

Interesting okimono of a man holding a broom in his left hand while his right arm is up holding a basket placed on his head.

In the basket sits a boy holding an axe over his left shoulder. The man carries a gourd tight to his belt on his right side.

The carving is precise and well executed. signs of age

Datation

19th Century - C. 1870

Signature

Ichi-Bun

Condition

Overall good condition with age cracks and restoration on the two feet See pictures for details

Provenance:

French private collection

Lot details
Object
Okimono
Material
walrus ivory
Period
Meiji period (1868-1912)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Ichi-Bun
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
Peasant with boy in a basket
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
21.4×6.5×4 cm
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