An Okimono of a Seated Fisherman, Meiji Period
Finely carved on a raised oval plinth, depicting a satisfied fisherman at his work of preparing fish
height 4.1" — 10.5 cm.
Two similar examples of seated workmen okimono, one depicting a sword maker and the other featuring a basket maker, were sold at Christie’s London, South Kensignton, September 12, 2002, lots 73 and 74.
From an Important Private Collection, London, England
Acquired mainly from Christie’s and Sotheby’s London, from the 1970s to the 1990s
Lots 243 - 273
Department: Asian Art