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Lot 1203
A Fine Japanese Carved and Inlaid Ivory Figural Box
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Meiji period, the box with mother of pearl and tortoise shell inlays, the detailed lid with a full bodied elder and child with two removable masks, underside of lid detailed with carved ladybug pegs, appears unsigned.

3.75 x 5 x 2.5 in.

Sotheby's London, Japanese Works of Art, November 7, 1988, Lot 529. Accompanied by a 1989 CITES certificate.

Figures are loose mounted; overall good estate condition. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

$600 - 900