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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 712

    Seven netsuke in different materials

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

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    Seven netsuke in different materials
    19th/20th century
    The first an erotic wood model of two mushrooms, the stalks forming a vagina and a penis; the second, wood, a sashi netsuke in the form of a naturalistically carved pea pod; the third, wood, a naturalistically carved model of a pine-cone, one scale forming the himotoshi, signed Kyokusia; the fourth a lacquered wood model of a nasubi (aubergine), signed Tenko; the fifth a multi-coloured glazed hirado-porcelain model of a nasubui with a bee sitting on top; the sixth a manju-netsuke in hirado-porcelain, decorated in underglaze blue as a stylised chrysanthemum flower; the seventh a bronze model of a tripod incense burner with a key-pattern in silver inlaid alongside the rim
    4 cm. to 16 cm. long (7)


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