pair of late c19th japanese meiji period 18681912 carved boxwood okimono figures

Pair of late C19th Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) carved boxwood okimono figures.



Item Ref

MLMJ 147


Pair of late C19th Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) carved boxwood okimono figures.
Male and female studies dressed in traditional Kimono robes and sandals, with well-carved detail and defined naturalistic facial features, hair-styles and colouration.
The male figure depicted gripping a katana sword in his belt, the female clutching a folded fan, both raised upon ovoid wooden bases with leather pad undersides.
Wonderful patination and finish , with minor rubbing.
A stylish pair of carved okimono figures with great presence.
Gentleman H .14.5"
Lady H .14".
Japan c. 1900
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Internal Ref: MLMJ 147


Height = 35.5601 cm (14")
Width = 12.7 cm (5")
Depth = 12.7 cm (5")

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