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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 13

    A Yamada School Wood Netsuke

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MASAKATSU

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    A Yamada School Wood Netsuke
    Edo period (19th century), signed Masakatsu
    Carved as a seated tiger looking to the left and snarling, his long tail held close to his neck, the animal's coat carved with fine and naturalistically patterned with dark stain, eyes inlaid in metal, signature in polished reserve with no border
    1½in. (3.8cm.) wide


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN