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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 155

    Three Ivory Netsuke

    THE FIRST SIGNED CHOKUSAI, THE OTHERS MASAKUZU, EDO - MEIJI PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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    Estimate

    Three Ivory Netsuke
    The first signed Chokusai, the others Masakuzu, Edo - Meiji Period (19th century)
    The first of Daruma, disturbed by a spider which crawls on his forehead; the second of Daikoku seated on a rice bale; the third of Okame, seated laughing as she holds the long nose of a tengu mask
    3.5cm. high, 4cm. high and 3.9cm. wide respectively (3)


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    Provenance

    The third: M.T. Hindson


    Literature

    N.K. Davey, Netsuke (London, 1982) p.234 no. 724