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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 129

    A Japanese Arita model of a dog


    Price Realised  


    A Japanese Arita model of a dog
    Edo Period, late 17th early 18th Century
    Modelled seated on his haunches with his left front paw raised, ears alert, wearing a collar with bell around his neck, the white-glazed body spotted with gilt, black and iron-red patches, some damage and repair
    26 cm. high

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