• Lot 492

    Two ivory and a stag antler netsuke


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    Two ivory and a stag antler netsuke
    19th Century
    The first an ivory netsuke carved as a bittern, yoshigoi, sitting on an old straw-hat formed as the bird's nest; the second a stag antler netsuke carved as a grasshopper, inago, sitting on a branch, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed with a kakihan; the third an ivory netsuke in the form of a chrysanthemum-head, kiku, and a twig lying on a straw-tray
    Sizes ranging from 3.6 cm. to 4.5 cm. long (3)

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