12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Japanese ivory netsuke of an eagle, 19th Century
the bird of prey clutches a terrified wild dog in its strong claws, while the canine tries desperately to fight back, details stained, signed in an oval reserve -- 1 5/8in. (4.2cm.) high.
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