• Lot 451

    Three ivory netsuke


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