SOLD! for $633.00.
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- Low Estimate: $600.00
- High Estimate: $800.00
- Realized: $633.00
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Finely detailed carved ivory okimono of a seated man with various tools including hammer and plane. Inlaid mother of pearl panel on base with signature. Condition: one of the stump groupings formerly attached to the front right side ismissing; glue residue near man's foot indicates another possible loss; man's pouch detached from his obi (sash) in rear but retained. 3 3/4"H x 5 1/2"W x 4 1/2"D. Japanese, Meiji period. Provenance: purchased by George Mitchell (co-owner of Mitchell's Candy Store, Nashville) during the course of several trips to China and Japan in the late 19th-early 20th century. Mitchell estate.