6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Five ivory netsuke, early to late 19th Century
the first of walrus tooth of a foreigner carrying a puppy; the others of ivory: a monkey climbing onto a deer; a karako and a puppy playing, signed Minkoku; a bare breasted man smiling happily as he scratches his back, signed Tomochika; the last, a goose ruffling its feathers, eyes inlaid -- 2¼in. (5.7cm.) long maximum (5)
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