• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 193

    Seven Wood Netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Seven Wood Netsuke
    Edo Period (18th - 19th century)
    The first of a seated man opening a physalis fruit; a karako holding Hotei's treasure sack; a karako with a mask, ivory ring himotoshi; Shoki in red lacquer; a coral fisherman; Hotei carrying his treasure sack, decorated in coloured lacquer; and a karako decorated in coloured lacquer
    4cm., 3.5cm., 3.7cm. wide, 4cm., 4cm., 7cm., and 4.5cm. high respectively (7)

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