• Lot 439

    Three ivory netsuke


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    Three ivory netsuke
    18th/19th century
    The first depicting a sake-seller with a lotus-headdress, his tongue moveable, holding a sake-flask and a notebook, standing on geta (sandals), the eyes inlaid; the second carved as Oni No Nometsu wearing a kasa (straw hat) on his back and a drum with the inscription Goro Gora Nemoto (the sounds of thunder) in his left claw, the pupils inlaid; the third depicting Gomo, a daoist dignitary, lying on his fan
    Sizes ranging from 2 cm. to 7 cm. high (3)

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