15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A wood model of a goat, signed Seizan, 19th Century
realistically detailed with elegant long horns and beard, it reclines, turning its head up towards its left, eyes inlaid in horn -- 1 9/16in. (3.9cm.) long.
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Another netsuke by the same artist, of an ox carved in ebony, is recorded in the Meinertzhagen Card Index, edited by George Lazarnick, vol.2 page 715.
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