• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    A Wood Netsuke

    SIGNED MASANAO, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Wood Netsuke
    Signed Masanao, Edo Period (19th century)
    Of an oni playing the part of Karu no Daijin
    9.2cm. high


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    For further information on the artist and a similar example see George Lazarnick, The Signature Book of Netsuke, Inro and Ojime Artists in Photographs, (Honolulu, 1976), p.266

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