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Lot 0869
Large ivory figure of an affluent Japanese maiden wearing elaborate hair adornments with 2 butterflies and grasping a hand fan while poised in a graceful long robe, the cummerbund unusually engraved with two plump playful children. Height 12 1/2 inches. Artist mark within a large decorative rectangle red inlay beneath. Butterfly wing absent. Beautiful polychrome tints and nice aged patina. Wood stand accompanies. Cannot be shipped internationally or to states prohibiting the shipment of ivory.


butterfly wing missing, well detailed

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Ivory Japanese elegant maiden, 12 1/2",signed

Estimate $500 - $700Nov 5, 2016
Cincinnati, OH, USA