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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    An Ivory Netsuke and a Stag Antler Netsuke**

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED KIHODO MASAKAZU TO

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    An Ivory Netsuke and a Stag Antler Netsuke**
    Meiji period (late 19th century), the first signed Kihodo Masakazu to
    The first modeled as a rat catcher grimacing as a rat crawls across his back, details stained dark; the second of a snuffed candle with a poem inscribed on the side
    2¼in. (5.7cm.) wide; 1¾in. (4.6cm.) high (2)


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