• Lot 490

    Three ivory netsuke

    19TH CENTURY

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    Three ivory netsuke
    19th Century
    The first carved as a group of nine bats sitting on a ginko leaf, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed Masamitsu; the second carved as a a cockerel with twelve chicks, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed Masamitsu; the third carved as a group of fish including an octopus tako, a sea crayfish ebi, an eel unagi, a stingray ei, a globe-fish fugu, a carp koi, a herring nishin, a seabream tai and others, the eyes inlaid in mother of pearl and horn, signed in an oval reserve Masatsugu and with seal Masatsugu
    Sizes ranging from 4.1 cm to 5 cm. long (3)


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