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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A group of fifteen wood and ivory netsuke including okimono, Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century

    Price Realised  

    A group of fifteen wood and ivory netsuke including okimono, Late 18th, 19th and early 20th Century
    ivory: a karako seated holding a gong, signed Shounsai; Kanzan standing balancing on one leg and laughing holding a scroll; a seal netsuke with a flute-playing karako riding on an ox; a young Heian lady in elaborate robes, signed Gyokuzan; a man bent under the weight of Daruma, signed Gyokushu; a monkey with a large peach; Okame standing in fine kimono, signed; seated man with a basket, signed; walrus tooth netsuke of a lotus leaf, pod and bud; wood: a reveller, drinking from a cup, an empty bottle in one hand; an obon dancer balancing on one leg; a man with a lantern and an umbrella; a woman with a water pail; a frog on a roof tile; Shiba Onko saving his friend who has fallen into a water jar -- 2½in. (6.4cm.) max. (15)


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