Lot 292: Y GROUP OF CARVED IVORY, BONE AND WOOD NETSUKES MEIJI PERIOD largest 6cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
GROUP OF CARVED IVORY, BONE AND WOOD NETSUKES
comprising; a fish basket; a double-sided noh theatre mask; a man honing his knife; two men playing Go; a dragon; an elderly scholar and attendant; a shishi lion; a wandering actor; a shell; a three-eyed oni; a tanuki transformed into a human being (11)
largest 6cm long
- Good overall appearance with some of the ivory netsuke having shallow and short age cracks and areas of discoloration as consistent with age
- One toe of the man honing his knife is chipped off
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