• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5916

    Christie's Interiors

    3 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 128

    A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE
    19TH CENTURY
    Of a laughing monk holding in his right hand a bowl and on his left shoulder a young boy, signed 'Masatomo'; and a five case gold lacquer inro fitted with an ivory netsuke of a sleeping man
    The first, 2 1/8in. (5.5cm.) high (2)


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