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    Sale 5102

    Asian Art

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 894

    A Japanese ivory netsuke of a Karyobinga, 18th century

    Price Realised  

    A Japanese ivory netsuke of a Karyobinga, 18th century
    carved in flight, her wings streaming out behind her, the bird-like feet tucked beneath her, holding a loquat to her chest; a three-case ivory inro, incised with the likeness of a Chinese jue vessel, scattered concentric roundels to the reverse side, incised six character Wanli mark to base; and a stag antler ojime bead, carved in the form of woven bamboo -- 2½in. (6.4cm.) high max. (3)


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