• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    Eight Netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Eight Netsuke
    Edo Period (18th-19th century)
    Ivory, a cockerel on a drum, dark cowhorn inlays, signed Yoshitomo; an ivory and wood netsuke of a priest, signed Masatsugu; five ivory seal netsuke; and an Hirado netsuke of Shoki
    Various sizes 2cm. to 7.5cm. high (8)

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