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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 710

    Four ivory and a bone netsuke


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    Four ivory and a bone netsuke
    19th/20th century
    The first a stained ivory model of a seated baku looking upwards, inlaid eyes, signed Tomotada; the second an ivory model of a seated kirin-like figure with a human face, the face with a third eye, two further pairs of eyes on each side, the eyes inlaid, signed in a rectangular reserve Masakazu; the third an ivory model of Tenaga sitting on a leaf, the legs crossed, leaning with the head on the right arm, the other arm embracing the legs, signed Tomochika; the fourth an ivory model of an large winnowing basket with an okame-mask, a small oni standing on one corner; the fifth a bone model of a kneeling skeleton carving an oni-mask with a hatchet
    1.5 cm. to 6 cm. high (5)

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    Please note that the netsuke of the skeleton is broken in two pieces.