Okimono (ornament)

This group of ivory fish with mother of pearl eyes and carved scales is probably an okimono - a type of carving, usually in ivory, which is larger than a netsuke toggle and is purely ornamental.  Okimono date from the second half of the nineteenth century.
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NA
Creator :
NA
Place of Production :
Japan
Dimensions :
NA
Materials :
Ivory and mother of pearl
Location :
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Accession number :
1954.52.30
Copyright :
NA
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