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169 A SMALL OKIMONO OF A KARAKO WITH PUPPY Unsigned, ivory okimono Japan, mid to late 19th century A finely carved and attractively stained okimono of a Chinese boy holding a puppy with finely carved fur and a charming expression. The karako’s garments are ornately decorated with intricate patterns and the boy’s facial expression is quite amusing with raised eyebrows and the tongue sticking outwards. HEIGHT 5 cm Provenance: British private collection with two valuations from Sotheby’s, by Neil K. Davey, dated 1974 & 1984, inventory no. 135. Condition: Very good condition. Estimate EUR 1.200,Starting price EUR 600,-

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