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Title

Figure of a boy standing (okimono)

19th century


Artist

Yôshi

Japan


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

19th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved ivory


Dimensions

15.8 x 7.0 x 6.4 cm


Signature & date

Signed base, in Japanese [incised] "Yôshi". Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941


Location

Not on display


Accession number

7159.4


Artist information

Yôshi

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Japan