• Lot 435

    Three ivory netsuke


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    Three ivory netsuke
    19th Century
    The first depicting the demon and devil fighter Shoki, who is holding off an oni from his leg, signed in a reserve Naokazu; the second depicting Oni No Nembutsu in monk's garments carrying a drum in his belt and carrying princess Fujihime on his back, who is holding the symbol of youth and spring on her shoulder, the pupils of the oni inlaid in horn, signed in an oval reserve Mitsutoshi; the third depicting Watanabe no Tsuna holding his sword, having severed one of the demon's giant arms
    Sizes ranging from 4.2 to 6.3 cm.high (3)

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