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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 623

    Eight netsuke and two ojime


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    Eight netsuke and two ojime
    19th century
    The first ivory, of a recumbent rat, inlaid eyes, signed Masanao; the second ivory, of a seated demon biting a fly-whisk; the third ivory, of a karashishi sitting on a drum, seal; the fourth ivory, of a Hannya mask; the fifth ivory, of a puppy with one paw on a ball, signed Mitsutsugu; the sixth ivory, of Benkei seated in a large horagai (conch-shell) and blowing a small conch-horn with trailing tassels; the seventh ivory, a two part manju-netsuke in guri-style with a design of stylised scrolls; the eighth a two part manju-netsuke in red lacquer inlaid with mother-of-pearl depicting a fisherman; the ninth hornbill, of oval shape depicting a cicada sitting on branches of double-gourd; the tenth horn, forming a rectangular box and cover, decorated with various lacquers depicting three immortals, signed and seal in rectangular mother-of-pearl Shibayama and Taizan; the eleventh an ivory ojime decorated in different lacquers depicting toys; the twelfth a plain red coral ojime
    Sizes ranging from 1 cm. to 4 cm. high (12)

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot contains 12 items and not as stated in the printed catalogue.