• Lot 510

    Ten ivory netsuke


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    Ten ivory netsuke
    19th/20th century
    The first depicting a chick emerging from its shell, inscribed with a red seal Kogyoku; the second depicting a recumbent duck, turning his head to look over his wings, eyes inlaid in horn, inscribed Tora; the third depicting a swallow, inscribed Yasutake; the fourth depicting a stylized fukurasuzume, the eyes inlaid in dark horn; the fifth in the form of a resting rat holding a fish, eyes inlaid in dark horn; the sixth depicting a seated dog scratching its chin, the eyes inlaid in dark horn; the seventh depicting a goldfish, the eyes inlaid in horn, inscribed Washo; the eighth depicting three toads sitting on a large lotus leaf; the ninth depicting a group of six rats climbing on a pumpkin; the tenth depicting a seated kirin, inscribed Kogyoku
    Sizes ranging from 4 cm. to 10 cm. long (10)

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that in on page 158 of the printed catalogue the middle fish on the lowest image belongs to lot 510.