Meji period Japanese ivory figure


This ivory figure shows an elderly Japanese gentleman with a long beard, in traditional attire with well carved decoration. In his right hand, held high on a platform, is a small carved figure wearing a robe and holding a staff. In his left hand hanging by his waist is a basket of flowers. Stood upon a rock, with a red character mark to the base.
Japanese. Circa 1890.

7 cm
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