• Lot 90

    NETSUKE EN IVOIRE

    JAPON, XVIIIEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    NETSUKE EN IVOIRE
    JAPON, XVIIIEME SIECLE
    Représentant un dragon, le corps puissant et ondulant, la tête dressée vers le ciel, la gueule ouverte, les deux pattes avant reposant sur la perle (tama), les yeux incrustés de corne brune
    Hauteur: 6,6 cm. (2 5/8 in.)


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    Provenance

    Ex private collection from the north-eastern cost of the USA


    Literature

    Rokusho magazine, Issue 6, n.26
    Me no Me magazine, 2000, p.284
    Gabor Wilhelm and Yukari Yoshida, The French Connection, Sagemonoya, Tokyo, 2000, n.43


    Exhibited

    Toyama Art Museum, Japan, 1998 (no.45 in the catalogue of the exhibition )
    Tobacco and Salt Museum, Tokyo, Japan, 2000


    Post Lot Text

    AN IVORY NETSUKE OF A DRAGON WITH TAMA
    JAPAN, 18TH CENTURY