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149 A SMALL COMPASS & MINIATURE OKIMONO Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). The first item in this lot of two is a miniature geta sandal carved from ivory with a small metal thong and a microscopic fly. The second is a pendant in the shape of a lucky god with a lute, made of silver with gilding, with extremely fine incision work. It holds a functioning compass on the backside underneath a crescent moon. (2) HEIGHT 2 cm (the sandal) and 2.5 cm (the length of the compass) WEIGHT 5 grams in total Provenance: Austrian private collection. Condition: Excellent condition with only minor wear. Estimate EUR 600,Starting price EUR 300,-

150 AN IVORY BROOCH OF HOTEI Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). The popular Hotei, one of the Seven Lucky Gods, is depicted with his characteristic bag normally containing treasure. In this work, however, three boys have crawled inside the bag while Hotei is laughing gleefully. A lively carving in half-relief, flat on the reverse, with very fine incision work. SIZE 3.8 x 4.3 cm WEIGHT 23.4 grams Provenance: Austrian private collection. With old Galerie Zacke label on the backside. Condition: Superb condition with fine patina and minor wear. Original metal pin to backside. Remainders of original old coloring. Estimate EUR 600,Starting price EUR 300,-

151 A CARVED IVORY MINIATURE ONI MASK Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912). The ivory partially stained and with a fine patina throughout. Openwork carving at the nostrils, eyes and teeth as well as two small drillings at the temples. Good, expressive piece! HEIGHT 4 cm WEIGHT 9.3 grams Provenance: British private collection. Old inventory label to backside. Condition: Excellent condition with hardly any wear. Estimate EUR 500,Starting price EUR 250,-

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