• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    A Wood Netsuke

    SIGNED SHUMIN, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Wood Netsuke
    Signed Shumin, Edo Period (19th century)
    Of a karasu tengu breaking out from an egg, ivory inlays
    4cm. wide


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