• Lot 507

    Nine netsuke in different materials

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    Nine netsuke in different materials
    19th/20th century
    The first an ivory netsuke depicting the upper part of a human skull with a snake on top, the temple bones forming the homotoshi, inscribed Hozan; the second an ivory netsuke in the form of an open clam showing at the inside a temple in wavy water under clouds; the third a Chinese ivory carving in the form of an open clam showing a landscape with figures; the fourth depicting two rats sitting on a large straw hat, inscribed on an oval reserve Haiyorashi; the fifth an ivory netsuke depicting a group of six mushrooms forming a triangular composition, signed Kiyokatsu; the sixth an ivory netsuke in the form of a bamboo shoot with an okame-mask; the seventh a painted wood netsuke in form of a shouting Daruma; the eighth a wood netsuke depicting two wrestling monkeys standing on an oval base; the ninth a large fruit-pit showing a grimacing face, inscribed on a rectangular reserve Seigyoku
    Sizes ranging from 5 cm. to 7 cm. long (9)


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