6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
An ivory Netsuke of a Shishi, Signed Masayume, late 19th Century
well detailed, it sits on its haunches, its head turned towards the right with an expression of happy anticipation, eyes inlaid -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high
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