Object Description

As part of our Japanese works of art collection we are delighted to offer this finely carved hardwood Okimono of an Oni , with detail highlighted in Gold lacquer and an ivory tablet , the humorous character is better known as Oni no nenbutsu , he carries a drum and a ledger , the ledger inscribed Hogacho ( donation ledger), he has finely carved features and hair, Gold lacquer highlighted teeth , toes and under garments , his hammer and scroll are also Gold lacquer decorated whilst his drum is centred with an ivory tablet , finally his bulging eyes appear to be Abalone shell inset with horn , a fantastic quality carved Okimono from the great Meiji period.

Provenance: USA Collection

The condition is undamaged with light wear to the gilding , he will be lightly waxed prior to packaging .

Approximate sizes:

Height: 3 1/8″ 8 cm

Width: 3″ 7.5 cm

Depth: 2.25″ 6 cm

Free worldwide delivery and a certificate of authenticity are included within the price of this item.

For further high quality Okimono follow our link: Japanese Works Of Art

Object History

Provenance: USA Collection

Object Condition

The condition is undamaged with light wear to the gilding , he will be lightly waxed prior to packaging .

Object Classification

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Poole
Dorset
UK