• Lot 451

    Three ivory netsuke

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Three ivory netsuke
    19th Century
    The first depicting Genso the Chinese emperor of the Tang dynasty, sitting with his concubine Yokihi on a throne, signed Chikuyosai with seal Tomochika; the second depicting Sennin Seiobo, a female Sennin, holding a basket with peaches and standing next to a servant, signed on an oval reserve Shomin; the third depicting Tennin, shown as a floating angel, beating a tsuzumi (hand drum), signed Hideyuki
    Sizes ranging from 3.2 cm. to 7.2 cm. high (3)


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    Provenance

    Ex Univ. Museum of Pennsylvania Nr. 29-26-145.