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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    A group of three ivory netsuke, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    A group of three ivory netsuke, 19th Century
    a fukura suzume with inlaid eyes, gazing straight ahead, its tail erect and wings spread out, signed in an oval reserve Genko; a seated man, with one hand under his chin and the other in the outstretched mouth of a Hyottoko mask; the last of a shishi its paws on a ball while he turns his head in the opposite direction -- the first 1 7/8in. (4.7cm.) wide. (3)

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