Lot 2203. Large and unusual okimono of a mask Carver with two sons

Starting price:€ 7 000
Auction date:04.12.2018   11:00
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Lot 2203Large and unusual okimono of a mask Carver with two sons
Japan. Meiji Period. 1900.

Finely carved from a piece of ivory fine. At the Base of the brownish exterior skin of the tooth part. The standing craftsman enjoys the noise at the end of the game to his two sons. The Younger, the
he carries on the shoulder, grabs the puppet, him and his bigger brother
laughing, the opposite holds. The little doll is carved, rich in detail, and appends
amazing fine lace. All three people are dressed in pants and a short Kimono,
the father is wearing a simple cap over the bound hair. On his belt
he carries a bag with a small bottle of pumpkin as a netsuke attached. In addition,
two masks: The old man Ôkina and the young beauty Ko-omote. Height 34cm. Signiatur: Ryûsen (under the floor). Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Rhenish Private Collection. In 1982, Hans Peter Hugendick purchased from the collection

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