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    Sale 2128

    Christie's Interiors

    13 - 14 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 754

    TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE,**

    19TH CENTURY,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE,**
    19TH CENTURY,
    the first an oval netsuke, signed Kasetoshi, carved with a domestic scene on front and an agrarian scene with an elephant on the reverse; the second a stained ivory netsuke of a seated man splitting a gourd, signed Shuraku
    The oval netsuke 1¾in. (4.5cm.) long (2)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.