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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 675

    Six wood sashi-netsuke


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    Six wood sashi-netsuke
    19th/20th century
    The first a group of Ashinaga and Tenaga, the former standing and supporting Tenaga on his back and reaching down with one long arm to extricate an octopus entwined around his companion's leg; the second a model of Ashinaga with very long legs holding a large piece of red coral, grimacing in agony, eyes and teeth inlaid; the third a model of Ashinaga with a cloth tied around his waist, holding a small drum to his side, signed; the fourth a model of a gnome with long legs, wearing a mugwort-skirt, with scaly skin, a long tail and large paws, inlaid eyes; the fifth a model of a hobby-horse, inlaid eyes, signed; the sixth a model of an okame climbing up the long nose of a tengu-mask, signed Shogyoku
    11. cm. to 17 cm. high (6)

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