Okimono - Elephant ivory - Farmer with Japanese white turnips - Signed 'Shungetsu' 春月 - Japan - Meiji period (1868-1912)
Ivory Okimono depicting a farmer returning from harvesting the famous Japanese white daikon turnips, with a number of sculpted leaves Note the details of the thong sandals and toes
White Japanese daikon turnips are an edible root which is known by many names. It is also called a white turnip or a white carrot.
Signed 'Shungetsu' 春月.
Weight: 352 g
In excellent condition
Natural ivory veining
Minor touch-up on the veining along the face
See the photos.
The lot will be carefully packed and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping price includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA courier (depending on destination address) with full insurance and professional packaging.
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (number: 2617), which will be sent with the lot
Copy of Certificate of Antiquity compliant with the international CITES rules drawn up by the CE.S.AR Archaeometric Study Centre based in London, Milan and Rome, together with the item. The original is only available on request.
This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.
- Elefant Elfenbein
- Meiji Periode (1868-1912)
- Herkunftsregion/ Herkunftsland
- Titel des Kunstwerks
- Farmer with Japanese white turnips - Signed 'Shungetsu' 春月
- Sehr guter Zustand, siehe Beschreibung
- 18×7×6 cm