Lot 25: An ivory netsuke of Nitta no Shiro killing the boa
December 7, 2012
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: By Ohara Mitsuhiro (b.1810), Osaka, Mid 19th century. Nitta no Shiro grasps the beasts tail and begins to strike with his short sword. Signed on the underside in a polished oval reserve, Mitsuhiro. 1 1/4in (3.2cm).