An exceptional large old carved ivory tusk, finely detailed as a goddess, natural curved tusk form, the standing goddess in traditional robes with a floral branch held to her right hand, a further basket of flowers to her left, her coiffured hair adorned w
An impressive 19th century Japanese ivory okimono group, on a wooden base, depicting two lively performers with flowering brocade court robes, one with traditional kotsuzumi drum, unsigned, 22 cm high. Provenance: The collection of Amina & Franco Belgi
A large contemporary Chinese carved ivory sculpture of fishermen in a boat, very finely detailed with nets poles and three figures riding the crests of waves on elaborate rosewood wave stand. Has Hong Kong export certificate meeting Cites requirements, dat
A Chinese large carved ivory figure of Putai, he stands with his right hand raised in benevolent pose, supporting a small child in his left hand, traditional robes, character marks to base. Height 22 cm
A fine okimono of a Street vendor, Meiji period (1868-1912), signed Joun, a very finely carved ivory okimono of a seated street vendor, his various utensils lacquered and inlaid, signed by the artist, 'Joun' on a tsuishu lacquer reserve., 13 cm len
An ivory okimono of a banana, late Meiji (1868-1912) or Taisho period (1912-1926), early 20th century, a naturalistic Japanese stained and carved ivory study of a banana, partly peeled and realistically rendered. Meiji/Taisho period, circa 1900-1923, 12 cm
An old Chinese carved ivory horse, modelled with one leg raised and in back leaning stance, saddle and strapping attached, jewelled with turquoise and jade beads, in fitted wooden stand. Length 14.5 cm
A c.1900 Chinese carved ivory card case, finely detailed, serpentine rectangular form, restrained panel decoration to the front, carved sides, a religious cross to the back, finely engraved with conforming figures in landscape. 8.3 cm x 4.8 cm
A Japanese marine ivory carving of Kwannon, the goddess seated upon a high rocky throne attended by two small children. Her and their garments embellished with polished semi-precious 'jewels'. Raised on tusk ivory section plinth. Height 17 cm
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