• Lot 452

    An ivory netsuke

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    An ivory netsuke
    Late 19th Century
    Depicting Yasumasa playing his flute and thus preventing his brother Kidomaru who was overwhelmed by the beauty of the music, to kill him, signed Kohosai
    5.3 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Ex Collection Lorber.
    Registered in the Meinertzhagen Card Index, British Museum, Card ill. Lazarnick (MCI) S. 355.