• Lot 508

    An ivory netsuke


    Price Realised  


    An ivory netsuke
    19th century
    Depicting a reclining cat, turning back to the left as it looks at a small bird, broken winged, on its back, a loose feather caught in the cat's fore paw, details delicately rendered, the birds eyes inlaid, signed Chokusai
    4 cm. long

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