12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A group of three Japanese netsuke, 19th Century
the first two of ivory: of a child within a shishi mai mask and cloak beating a drum, pupils inlaid, signed Ikkosai; three musicians surrounding a shishimai dancer just about to lift the mask upon his head, signed Chokyusai; the last of wood and carved in the form of a shishimai mask, eyes inlaid in aogai -- the first 1 11/16in. (4.3cm.) (3)
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