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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    AN IVORY NETSUKE

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    AN IVORY NETSUKE
    Edo Period (18th century)
    A fox-priest standing holding a bamboo cane
    11.5cm. long


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    Provenance

    Isabel Sharpe
    Duveen
    Oscar Raphael
    M.T. Hindson Collection


    Literature

    N.K. Davey, Netsuke, (London, 1982) p.318 no. 972
    M.B. Huish, Japan and its Art, (London, 1902) p.239
    The Connoisseu, April 1955
    F. Meinertzhagen, the card index of the British Museum