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Japanese Carved Okimono of a Father and Child with an Octopus

Auction:
2481
Lot:
667
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Japanese Carved Okimono of a Father and Child with an Octopus, late 19th/early 20th century, elaborately carved and designed, showing the man standing while the octopus's tentacles wrap around his legs and garb while the child clings to the upper part of his back, ht. 5 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Man with missing pinky finger; very slight discoloration; else very good to excellent.

Keywords

Japanese crafts, Octopus, Okimono

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