As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this super quality and rare subject Meiji period 1868-1912, one piece Ivory Okimono , circa 1900 , the unknown artist has captured a fabulous rendition of a wild Boar in a striding motion , a most unusual subject in Ivory carving , the detail is Exquisite, finely rendered fur, life like facial features with huge protruding Teeth , elongated snout and pointed Ears, and a charming inquisitive look as he goes about his foraging , although unsigned the excellent quality of this Okimono is clear to see, likely captured using carving skills copied from such eminent Tokyo school carvers as Ishikawa Komei and Morino Korin , a rare and unusual addition to your Japanese works of art or Okimono collection .
Private UK collection
Lovely original condition with minor age related hairlines.
Approximate sizes :
Length: 7″ 17.5 cm
Height : 3 1/8″ 8 cm
Depth : 2 1/8″ 5.5 cm
Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item, buyer outside the EU are responsible for the costs of any licences that may be required .