• Lot 502

    Three ivory netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Three ivory netsuke
    19th century
    The first depicting Hotei smiling as he sits and rests his hand on his knee, the surface details lightly incised and stained, signed in a rectangular reserve Tomomasa; the second depicting Fukurokuju holding a fan over his left shoulder on which a karako is climbing up a ladder to reach the top of the large skull of the god of luck, signed Rinsan; the third depicting a standing figure of a Gama Sennin holding a basket in his left hand while a big toad is sitting on his shoulders
    Sizes ranging from 3.5 cm. to 7.5 cm. high (3)

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