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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 94

    TWO WOOD OKIMONO OF TOADS

    SIGNED 'MASANAO' AND 'KAO' (OF ISE) AGED 75, MEIJI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    TWO WOOD OKIMONO OF TOADS
    SIGNED 'MASANAO' AND 'KAO' (OF ISE) AGED 75, MEIJI PERIOD
    Well patinated and well modelled large toads with young on their backs
    Each 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by Sir John Gladstone, 3rd Baronet, (1852-1926) on a visit to Japan, circa 1890.