• Lot 458

    Three ivory netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Three ivory netsuke
    18th/19th Century
    The first depicting a Chinese sleepwalker crawling over a large pillow, his wife stands behind him holding onto his jacket, her face buried in his posterior; the second depicting a female doctor covering the eyes of a young lady who is folding a paper crane, the symbol of survival and recovery, erotic details below; the third depicting a mother and child, the base with stylised erotic details
    Sizes ranging from 2 cm. to 4.6 cm. high (3)

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