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    Sale 2141

    Christie's Interiors

    3 - 4 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 205

    TWO JAPANESE LACQUERED INRO WITH NETSUKE AND A SHIBIYAMA INRO WITH NETSUKE,**

    19TH CENTURY,

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    TWO JAPANESE LACQUERED INRO WITH NETSUKE AND A SHIBIYAMA INRO WITH NETSUKE,**
    19TH CENTURY,
    the first inro lacquered with two fighting cockrels and a fan-shaped ivory netsuke carved with mythological man; the second lacquered with crane scenes and a pierced ivory fish tail-form netsuke; the shibiyama formed as a cluster of seashells inset with mother-of-pearl with a wood netsuke in the form of a shell, sealed 'Shigemune'
    The shibiyama netsuke 4in. (10cm.) long (3)


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