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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1

    Two Kyoto School Netsuke and a Shibayama Style Netsuke**

    EDO-MEIJI PERIOD (18TH-LATE 19TH CENTURY), THE SECOND INSCRIBED HIDARI YOSHINAGA, THE THIRD INSCRIBED SHIBAYAMA IN A GOLD RESERVE

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    Two Kyoto School Netsuke and a Shibayama Style Netsuke**
    Edo-Meiji period (18th-late 19th century), the second inscribed Hidari Yoshinaga, the third inscribed Shibayama in a gold reserve
    The first of a reclining Chinese lion with its young on its back, a free-moving ball in the adult's jaws, details stained dark; the second of a reclining Chinese lion, the tail and mane rendered with finely carved lines stained dark; the third of a standing Chinese lion with his front paw resting on a jeweled ball, shell and colored ivory embellishments
    2¼in. (5.6cm.); 2in. (5.1cm.); 1¼in. (3.2cm.) wide (3)


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