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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 699

    Six netsuke in different materials

    19TH/20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Six netsuke in different materials
    19th/20th century
    The first an ivory netsuke of a fugu-fish (puffer fish) fully inflated, the eyes inlaid with amber, signed in a rectangular reserve Jonosai; the second an ivory netsuke of two flounders lying on top of eachother, signed Masayuki; the third a walrus-ivory netsuke of two flounders joined toegether, the eyes inlaid with amber, the skin of the fish rendered with finely incised lines and dots; the fourth a large black coral sashi-netsuke of a catfish; the fifth an ivory netsuke of a whale, the eyes inlaid with amber; the sixth a dark horn sashi-netsuke of an eel
    4.5 cm.- 19 cm. long (6)


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