• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 162

    A group of four ivory netsuke, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    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)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.