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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    An Osaka School Ivory Netsuke**

    LATE EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAIGYOKUSAI (MASATSUGU KAIGYOKUSAI [1813-1892])

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    An Osaka School Ivory Netsuke**
    Late Edo period (19th century), signed Kaigyokusai (Masatsugu Kaigyokusai [1813-1892])
    Carved as a seated monkey watching its baby holding a branch of fruiting persimmon, eyes inlaid in coral and hair finely rendered and lightly stained
    1½in. (3.7cm.) wide


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