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Title

Two male figures eating shell fish (okimono)

19th century

Artist

Hôgyoku

Japan

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved ivory
    Dimensions
    13.0 x 15.5 x 11.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed base, in Japanese, red ink [incised] "Hôgyoku". Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    7159.54
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Hôgyoku

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition