• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 174

    Three Ivory Netsuke

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Three Ivory Netsuke
    Edo Period (19th century)
    A group of frogs on a lotus leaf; two hares in crashing waves, signed Kagetoshi; and a group of fish, octopus and seashells, signed Gyokuho
    3cm., 3.4cm. and 4.5cm. wide (3)


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