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Lot 1115 (The Asian and African Works of Art Auction, 30th January 2020)

A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO

Sold for £950


Condition report
KInside the cage there is a bird which is loose, also present is a round feeding bowl also loose. There is no perch for the bird (if originally present it is now lacking). 
Two feet of the cage to the front have been lost. 
Hole to head - not clear if hair pins lacking. 
Otherwise good.

 

LATE 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO,
modelled as a geisha holding a bird cage, her robes with floral designs, signed to underside, 23.5cm high

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