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Ivory Okimono of a Gama Sennin

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
248
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Ivory Okimono of a Gama Sennin, Japan, 19th century, standing on a leaf laughing and holding a mokugyo bell over his right shoulder and a ruyi scepter in his left hand, an oni kneels holding on to the bell and the sennin's mugwort leaf robe, the figure is fitted to a carved stained ivory stand depicting roiling waves, signed "Nanshuu" in an inlaid oval cartouche to base, ht. 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $5,000-6,000

in good condition.


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