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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 294

    Two wood netsuke and a hina doll

    THE FIRST INSCRIBED ECHIZEN JU KINAI SAKU, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Two wood netsuke and a hina doll
    The first inscribed Echizen ju Kinai saku, Edo Period (19th century)
    In the form of a tanto tsuba with a dragon coiled round the seppadai and an ashtray netsuke modelled as a pipe in stagantler attached to a basket and a stoneware netsuke of a festival doll decorated in various coloured pigments
    5cm., 3.2cm. and 4.3cm. high respectively (3)


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