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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    Two Kyoto School Netsuke**


    Price Realised  


    Two Kyoto School Netsuke**
    Edo period (18th century), the first signed Sanraku
    The first carved as a tiger with both front paws resting on a bamboo node, his tail coiling across his back as he looks to the left; the second carved as a reclining long-haired goat looking back over its haunches, eyes inlaid in dark horn
    1 1/8in. (3.1cm.) high; 1 5/8in. (4.1cm.) wide (2)

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