A Japanese Boxwood Okimono Depicting Okame flag

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"A Japanese Boxwood Okimono Depicting Okame"
Boxwood okimono depicting Okame, a figure from Japanese folklore known for his cheerful smile.

The figure of Okame is depicted smiling, in an elegant pose while she holds her clothes in her hands and holds a carved fan in her right hand. The fan, a symbol of sophistication in Japanese culture, adds an element of beauty.

Boxwood is a precious and versatile wood. It has the characteristic of giving the work a patina and a precious shine over time, which makes it a material highly appreciated by artists.

This okimono is signed under the basis Kyokuōsai 旭翁斎 Okiyuki (or Kōshō) 興肖 Uchida 内田.

Period: Meiji late 19th century

Dimensions: 17 x 11 x 11.5cm.

State of conservation: Very good
Price: 2 500 €
Period: 19th century
Style: Asian art
Condition: Good condition

Material: Painted wood
Width: 11 cm
Height: 17 cm
Depth: 11,5 cm

Reference: 1184847
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