Japanese ivory statue of a falconer

Japanese ivory statue of a falconer

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Offered by Daatselaar Fine Art & Antiques



Japanese ivory statue of a falconer Japanese ivory statue of a falconer

Ivory statue of a falconer

Japanese | Meiji period, 19th century

The masterly carving here shows every fold of the falconer’s costume and the soft plumage of the bird. This piece was probably made by a member of the Tokyo Ivory Sculptors’ Association, which was set up by the governemtn to ensure that the skills were not lost.

Period
Meiji period
Material
Ivory
Reference
100-360

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Daatselaar Fine Art & Antiques

Oenselsestraat 50
5301 EP Zaltbommel
The Netherlands

+31 418 712 300
+31 654 394 108
http://www.daatselaar.com

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