Rare woodcutter okimono in bronze and ivory, with base in light coloured boxwood.
Woodcutter standing on a section of wood with a large crescent shaped saw, cutting the trunk of "sugi" wood; face, feet and hands of ivory, central body in bronze, base in boxwood.
Fabulous piece made with various materials, all with very fine patina and in excellent state of preservation.
In very good condition.
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 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.
- Boxwood, Elephant ivory, Patinated bronze
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Raro soggetto - Boscaiolo taglialegna - Scuola di Tokyo
- Very good condition, see description
- 21×30×11 cm