18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
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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