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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 674

    Four staghorn sashi-netsuke

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Four staghorn sashi-netsuke
    19th/20th century
    The first carved as Tenaga reaching down his long arms to grasp an octopus with both hands, the eyes inlaid in horn; the second carved as a standing monkey with extra long arms and legs, the left arm crossed behind the head, the right arm stretched to the side; the third carved as a stylised monkey with extra long arms and legs, the mouth open and the arms raised, the pupils inlaid in horn; the fourth carved as a shark, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed Masayuki
    10.5 cm. - 12 cm. long (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    A private collection of netsuke