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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    An Ivory Netsuke and Two Wood and Ivory Netsuke**

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY); THE FIRST SIGNED HO..., THE SECOND SIGNED MINKOKU

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    An Ivory Netsuke and Two Wood and Ivory Netsuke**
    Edo period (19th century); the first signed Ho..., the second signed Minkoku
    The first carved as Okame seated in a box of beans, chuckling as a demon cowers under her straw hat; the second of a kyogen actor, his face and hands rendered in ivory; the third carved as a dancer performing in the role of Okame, the mask netsuke ivory and a setsubun bean rendered in colored ivory
    1¼in. (3.1cm.), 2¼in. (5.7cm.), 3in. (7.6cm.) high (3)


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