Fabulous Meiji Period Carved Okimono of a Seated Man
(23rd October 1868 – 30th July 1912)
An Okimono may be a small Japanese carving, similar to, but larger than netsuke. Unlike netsuke, which had a specif
purpose, Okimono were purely decorative and usually displayed in the tokonoma. An Okimono can be made out of wood, ivory, ceramic or metal.