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DELIGHTFUL JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD CARVED IVORY FRUIT OKIMONO

£5,650.00

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this charming Meiji period 1868-1912 , circa 1890 group of carved and stained Ivory Fruit , the unknown artist or artists have carved in painstaking detail a rendition of a Satsuma , Apple and Banana , the Ivory fruits are then stained using vegetable dyes available at the time to bring them to life , the skins of each Fruit individually peeled or part peeled to reveal the flesh inside in incredible lifelike detail , the three Fruits displayed as an Okimono upon a period burlwood stand to great effect , we have occasionally  seen these Fruit groups over the years , and in various forms and numbers , but all seemingly finding there way to high quality collections and usually financially out of our grasp by the time they reach the market , this is possibly your last opportunity to add one of these groups to your Okimono or Japanese works of art collection.

Provenance :

UK Collection previously supplied by Spink .

Condition report :

The Fruits in perfect undamaged condition with some minor fading , the base slightly warped but perfectly functional .

Approximate Sizes :

Apple :        2.5″     6 cm x 2.5″ 6 cm

Banana:      5.75″  14.5 cm x 1.5″ 4 cm

Satsuma :   2.5″    6 cm  x 1.25″ 3.5 cm

Base :          7.75″  19.5 cm x 7.25″ 18.5 cm

 

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included in the price of this item .

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Bank transfer is our chosen method of payment and prevents us having to relay any unnecessary bank charges to you. For an invoice please email us.

steve@steveslyjapaneseart.com
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01202 026 254
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