• Lot 463

    Two ivory netsuke


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    Two ivory netsuke
    19th Century
    The first depicting an octopus hunter tako ryoshi, crouching with a large octopus on his shoulders, his manju netsuke with a tobacco pouch inscribed hi yojin (beware of fire), signed Ikkosai; the second depicting two octopus tako representing the witch Kiyohime and the monk Anchin within a bell, from the school of Mitsuhiro
    Sizes ranging from 4 cm. to 4.5 cm. high (2)

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