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SA717883

Japanese Okimono Fisherman Meiji Period 1861-1933

Price

£485 | $660 USD | €540 EUR
Item Number: SA717883
Date of manufacture: 1900
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Celia Rose Antiques
This antique has been viewed 27 times in the past month with the most views from Finland.

Description

A FINE JAPANESE OKIMONO MODEL OF A FISHERMAN, WITH A FISHING ROD IN HIS RIGHT HAND AND A FISH HE HAS JUST CAUGHT IN HIS LEFT HAND. HIS SMILE SAYS IT ALL, JAPANESE OKIMONO'S SO OFTEN COMBINE HUMOUR WITHIN THEIR EXAMPLES OF EVERYDAY LIFE, NORMAL PEOPLE CAPTURED IN A MOMENT OF LIVING. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL CARVING WITH NICE DETAIL, HE SITS ON AN ASSOCIATED STAND MADE FROM A ROOT CARVING WHICH SEEMS TO SUIT PERFECTLY. THE MEASUREMENTS GIVEN ARE FOR THE OKIMONO ONLY. IN EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION, THERE MAY HAVE BEEN A BREAK IN HIS ROD AT SOME TIME IN HIS LIFE AS THERE APPEARS TO BE SLIGHT THICKENING HALF WAY DOWN THE ROD.
DELIVERY IS FREE IN THE UK TRACKED AND INSURED.



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1900.


Dimensions

Height = 13 cm (5.1")
Width = 6 cm (2.4")
Depth = 5.5 cm (2.2")


Seller Details

Celia Rose Antiques
82 Felpham Road
Felpham
West Sussex
PO22 7NZ
United Kingdom
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