Lot 803: A good Japanese ivory netsuke, signed Seiko, Meiji period height 4cm
November 30, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A good Japanese ivory netsuke, signed Seiko, Meiji period carved as a boy hiding a terrapin beneath a blanket, a cat about to leap from his shoulder, engraved two character signature to a red lacquer tablet, height 4cm
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Notes: A near identical netsuke by Seiko is in the New South Wales Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia, accession no. 7159.42.