8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
Three ivory manju netsuke, early to mid 19th and 20th Century
the first carved at the base with a clam from which its dream of the palace seeps out and materialises, signed Sozan; another with two men carrying a palanquin on the road, the reverse carved with a village in the distance, signed Ryomin; the last decorated with a tiger and bamboo in gold and iroe lacquer, 20th Century -- the first 1 7/16in. (3.7cm.) (3)
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