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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    A COLLECTION OF WOOD AND IVORY NETSUKE

    EDO PERIOD, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COLLECTION OF WOOD AND IVORY NETSUKE
    EDO PERIOD, 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY
    Including a stag antler manju netsuke pierced in ryusa style with bamboo and pine; an ivory of a clam shell depicting a dragon among waves; a netsuke of a Daruma doll, the face inset with ivory and inset signature tablet; a wood netsuke of a seated ape in the pose of 'hear no evil'; a wood netsuke of a seated puppy; and an ivory of two playful puppies, dark horn eyes
    2½ in. (6 cm.) and smaller (6)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by Sir John Gladstone, 3rd Baronet, (1852-1926) on a visit to Japan, circa 1890.