• Lot 461

    Two ivory netsuke


    Price Realised  


    Two ivory netsuke
    19th Century
    The first depicting a flower saleswoman holding a pipe and a tobacco pouch with ojime and ashtray over a bundle of blooms, another bundle resting by her feet, signed in an oval reserve Yoshiyuki; the second depicting a peasant woman holding a bunch of flowers and a fruiting branch standing beside a bridge post inscribed Sanjo (district of Kyoto) and Obashi (great bridge), signed Kogyoku
    Sizes ranging from 4 cm. to 5 cm. high (2)

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