• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 213

    Two Wood Netsuke

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two Wood Netsuke
    Edo Period (18th century)
    Of a karako climbing on the shoulders of a Dutchman holding a trumpet; and a group of mushrooms, signed Masanao
    8.5cm. and 3cm. high respectively (2)


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    For a similar example of the first see M.-T. Coullery and M.S. Newstead, Netsuke [in the Baur Collection, Geneva], (Geneva, 1977), C457, p.186

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN