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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    Three Ivory Netsuke**

    EDO-MEIJI PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED HOSHIN, THE SECOND SIGNED KEIUN AND THE THIRD SIGNED TOMOCHIKA

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    Three Ivory Netsuke**
    Edo-Meiji period (19th century), the first signed Hoshin, the second signed Keiun and the third signed Tomochika
    The first modeled as an ascetic bathing with two demons, the stone basin stippled and stained dark; the second carved as pilgrims cleaning the great Buddha of Kamakura; the third two boys playing with a grimacing mask, the eyes gilt metal
    2in. (5.1cm.) wide; 1¾in. (4.4cm.) high; 1¼in. (3.2cm.) wide


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