8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Two lacquer decorated netsuke, 19th Century
the first of wood and roiro lacquer in the form of a ryoshibako, decorated in gold and iroe hiramakie, hirame and kirigane with a crane in flight over pine and bamboo, the red tassels start at each side from a silver ring; the second of stagantler and shaped into a taiko drum decorated in gold and iroe takamakie with vines to the center and a dragon to each side -- the first 1 1/16in. (2.7cm.) (2)
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