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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    A Japanese ivory netsuke


    Price Realised  


    A Japanese ivory netsuke
    With signature Okatomo, Late 18th Century
    Of an eagle lying with its wings spread around a monkey that it has captured and which it holds in place by digging its beak into the terrified primates neck, eyes inlaid, signed within a rectangular reserve
    2¼in. (5.7cm.) long

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