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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 705

    Four wood netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Four wood netsuke
    19th century
    The first depicting Shojo dancing with a fan, her face, hands and the fan inlaid in ivory, signed; the second depicting Okame, her ivory face visible beneath a large hood, her left hand folded for warmth within her obi whilst holding up her garment with the other hand, face and hands in ivory, on the back the sagemono inlaid in mother-of-pearl, coral and silver; the third depicting a tennin (Buddhist angel) wearing long billowing robes tied to the front and the back, signed on an oval ivory reserve Masatsugu, damaged; the fourth a saishiki (painted wood) figure of the laughing boy gosha ningyo, carved in hinoki and detailed in various colours, the kimono with floral design
    4 cm. to 6 cm. high (4)

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