A Japanese Ivory Okimono carved as a giant anchor upon which a group of fishermen and boys are sitting in great merriment, the whole bearing a drak stain with etched details, unsigned, length 16.9cms.; with wood stand
Two Japanese ivory okimono of bijin, Meiji period, the first of a kneeling lady holding a scroll by a table and box, engraved two character signature, 9.5cm., the second a standing bijin with a kneeling boy by her feet, later mounted with an ivory dice shaker, 15cm.
An Ivory Okimono of a Farmer , he stands holding a branch of kumquat over his shoulder while his son picks berries at his feet, brown etched details, inlaid red lacquer signature panel beneath, height 18.4cms, Meiji-Taisho Era; with wood stand
A Hida school boxwood okimono type netsuke of Shôki and oni, by Shôko. Late 19th century Seated and enjoying the massage that an oni dressed as a woman is giving him by beating his shoulder with its fists. The eye pupils of black glass. Signed Shôko.
Three Japanese ivory groups of figures, early 20th century, comprising a standing figure of a man with two children, 10.7cm., the sectional ivory figure of a farmer, 10.6cm., and a walrus ivory tusk carving of three musicians and four Oni, two character signature, 22cm., latter with wood stand