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Ivory Carving

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2528B
Lot:
335
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, carved as a Geisha holding an umbrella in her left hand while walking, with her head turned aside, her kimono incised with star and wave patterns, signed "Masayuki," ht. 7 1/8 in.
Estimate $150-250

Short hairlines to the face, hairlines to the shoulder area, the bottom back, and the base

Keywords

Japan, Geisha, Ivory carving, Japanese culture, Japanese dance, Japanese society, Kimono

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