Ivory okimono with unique domestic scene depicting a master taking a break, pouring salt into a bowl.
The pair of books on the left next to the food, nothing is missing from the fish on the plate to the teapot, to the brazier to keep the food warm, all very well proportioned and with very fine details.
Engraved signature Yoko on seal in red lacquer.
In very good condition.
The lot will be carefully packed and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping cost includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA (depending on the destination of the lot), 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.
The item cannot be sold outside the EU.
- Elephant ivory
- Meiji period (1868-1912)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Raro soggetto - Maestro seduto accanto ad un paravento con due ante scorrevoli - Firmato Yoko
- Very good condition, see description
- 10×10×8 cm