• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 136

    Four Japanese ivory netsuke and a white-glazed Hirado netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Four Japanese ivory netsuke and a white-glazed Hirado netsuke
    19th Century
    One depicting Shoki, putting away oni and devils in a barrel, signed Ikkosai; one depicting a lady and child with phoenix, signed Chounsai; one depicting a man, woman and baby, signed Gyokukosai; one of a figure of an oni clenching a fly-whisk between his teeth; and a Hirado netsuke of a dog
    2.5-4.5 cm. high (5)

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