Lot 35456185

Okimono - Elephant ivory, Glass, Wood - Pekingese dog - wooden base - Tokyo school - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)

Excellent ivory okimono of superior workmanship and quality, an example of unsurpassed expressive representation as a naturalistic study referring to the family of Pekingese breed dogs. They resemble portraits almost posing for the sculptor, the eyes are made of glass tooled inside, leaving a globular space so as to make an incredibly true... more

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