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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    Two silver Manju netsuke, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    Two silver Manju netsuke, 19th Century
    each with the bowl in ivory: the plaque of the first in hira and takazogan inlaid in gilt, with two kappa fishing by a stream, one reaching down to fill his cup with water; the second of Endo Morito (Mongaku Shonin 1120-1199) under the icy falls of the Nachi waterfall, enduring his self-imposed penance for the accidental murder of his beloved Kesa Gozen, details in gilt -- the first 2in. (5.1cm.) (2)

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