8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 800
A group of three pierced manju netsuke, mid 19th Century
the first of ivory with Minamoto no Yoshimitsu seated playing the sho surrounded by pine, the reverse with a crescent moon, clouds and bats in flight; another of walrus tooth of a Tennin angel holding a lotus spray, the reverse with lotus leaves; the last of ivory with a dragon amidst clouds and clutching the sacred pearl -- the first 1¾in. (4.4cm.) (3)
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