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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    A Figural Ivory Netsuke and a Ryusa Style Ivory Netsuke

    EDO-MEIJI PERIOD (18TH AND LATE 19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED JOI

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    A Figural Ivory Netsuke and a Ryusa Style Ivory Netsuke
    Edo-Meiji period (18th and late 19th century), the first signed Joi
    The first carved as an itinerant priest striking a temple bell asking for alms, the alms bowl on his head containing three small demons, the priest accompanied by a child musician; the second a stylized dragon
    3in. (7.6cm.) high; 2¾in. (7cm.) wide (2)


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