Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 245
An Okimono of a Seated Fisherman, Meiji Period
  • An Okimono of a Seated Fisherman, Meiji Period

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An Okimono of a Seated Fisherman, Meiji Period

明治時代 牙雕坐姿漁翁置物

Finely carved on a raised oval plinth, depicting a satisfied fisherman at his work of preparing fish
height 4.1" — 10.5 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $1,168.50
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

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.


Provenance:

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

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art