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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 620

    A two-case wood inro

    MEIJI PERIOD, THE NETSUKE SIGNED TOMONOBU

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A two-case wood inro
    Meiji period, the netsuke signed Tomonobu
    Decorated in gold, silver and iro-e hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with scenes from a No play, one side playing the scene Shôjô, the other side not identifiable, the oval palmwood ojime formed as a coiled dragon, the ivory netsuke carved as a boy holding a Kyogen mask behind his back and pointing at his eye as he pokes out his tongue, signed
    9.2 cm. long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DUTCH PRIVATE COLLECTOR