• Lot 481

    Four ivory netsuke


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    Four ivory netsuke
    19th Century
    The first depicting Hankai a minister of Kanno Koso in full armour, fighting for his lord in a conspiracy, defending him with a door against his adversaries; the second depicting Hanrei, the Chinese minister of Emperor Kosen, standing in full armour next to the kneeling Seshi which he is going to kill, signed in an oval reserve Tomotsugu; the third depicting Rochisin one of the 108 heros of the Suikoden defeating another figure, signed Hakuunsai; the fourth depicting Soga no Goro one of the Soga brothers fighting Asahina Saburo
    Sizes ranging from 3.2 cm. to 5.5 cm. high (4)

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