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
A signed antique ivory okimono of a fisherman, early 20th century, a contemplative fisherman with his net and a pipe, lightly engraved and inked, with natural age related fissures, signed with two characters in red underside, height 17 cm
Republic ivory carved figure of a seated Buddha modelled with a halo, seated on a double lotus stand in the lotus position. Draped in elegant robes whilst holding a ball & scroll. on a carved timber stand. Height not including stand 15.4 cm, weight 444g
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