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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 155

    Three ivory manju netsuke, 19th century

    Price Realised  


    Three ivory manju netsuke, 19th century
    all carved in sunken relief, one with a Noh dancer impersonating the Dragon Kings Daughter to a seated courtier, signed Sorin; another with three Hannya masks, the reverse with a bell and a fan, signed Hakuunsai; the last of a young karako, carrying a large bundle on his back and walking towards Daruma carved to the reverse in the form of a snowman, signed Naomasa -- 1 7/8in. (4.7cm.) (3)

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