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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 163

    A group of six ivory animalier studies, one signed Kinryusai, 19th and 20th Century

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    A group of six ivory animalier studies, one signed Kinryusai, 19th and 20th Century
    a horse standing protectively over its two foals, signed Kinryusai (Tadatane); a bitch and her puppy, eyes inlaid in horn; an emaciated wild dog with a skull between its paws; two shishi playfully galavanting, loose balls in their mouths and eyes inlaid, signed Mitsuharu; a tiger with eyes inlaid in shell; a tiger and cub, eyes inlaid in red horn, signed -- the first 1½in. (3.8cm.) (6)


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