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Japanese Carved Bone (?) Owl, Some Painting, Signed

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Asian Antiques1528 of 3353Antique Japanese Cloisonne and Champleve Brass Vase Lamp - Buddha Riding Foo DogAsian 2  Handled     Bowl?
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Posted 1 year ago

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Budek
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Hello Again,
And here is the Owl.
The diminutive size increases the thrill of it's detail.
After looking it over with a loupe I believe that it is a genuine carving.
I don't know what it's carved from, but I don't detect a grain.
Signed on the underside
I hope that someone on here knows something about this exquisite little piece.
Thanks lots,
Tonino.
p.s., looking at the photos I noticed how beautifully balanced it is.

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  1. musikchoo musikchoo, 1 year ago
    Incredible workmanship! I Love it !!!!
  2. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the loves Kevin and musikchoo
    and musik, Thank You for the comment!
    I hope you all have a wonderful week ahead,
    T
  3. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love, Tony & Optimus
    wishing you a great week ahead,
    T
  4. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Think about bone for a minute... Bones are hollow, right?
    There are no animal bones that could be this thick
    Its definitely a chunk of ivory
    Sometimes Schreger lines are not visible, especially when the entire surface is painted, or when its from the inner portion of the tusk.
    Look with your loupe, you'll probably find the grain sooner or later
  5. Stillwater Stillwater, 1 year ago
    Its just a little Japanese okimono, they make lots of small animals like this out of various materials. Very collectible
  6. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for all of the information, Stillwater!
    Very kind of you,
    T
  7. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love and comment, Sean!
  8. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the loves nldionne, ho2, brat, Manikin, & PhilDavid,
    much appreciated!
  9. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love, Moonstonelover!
    I hope you had a great day,
    T
  10. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the loves, Inky and Petey!
  11. Zowie Zowie, 1 year ago
    Very very nice.
  12. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the loves and comment, Zowie & cogito!
  13. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    stunning Tony and very beautiful:)
  14. Budek Budek, 1 year ago
    Thank You Sean!, did the 2nd package arrive?, I hope it made you smile.
    Enjoy your new place! and new face:),
    T
  15. SEAN68 SEAN68, 1 year ago
    Yes it did Tony and thankyou again and yes love the new face :)9205408353
    Sean:)
  16. Budek Budek, 12 months ago
    Thanks for the likes and loves, Sean, Brat, and aeon!

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