8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A group of four ivory netsuke, 19th Century
a fukura suzume with inlaid eyes; a Tennin angel carrying a spray of lotus as she floats in the skies, signed Shokyusai; Hanasaka Jiji and his dog raking through a pile of gold coins, signed Shokyusai; the last of a young boy at New Year clutching a fish, details lacquered in iroe hiramakie -- the first 1 15/16in. (5cm.) (4)
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