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Two Wood Netsuke and an Ivory Netsuke**
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Two Wood Netsuke and an Ivory Netsuke**

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST WITH SIGNATURE GYOKUJITSU, THE SECOND SUKETADA, THE THIRD KOSEN

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Two Wood Netsuke and an Ivory Netsuke**
Edo period (19th century), the first with signature Gyokujitsu, the second Suketada, the third Kosen
The first of a toad climbing atop a human skull, the teeth ivory and the toad's eyes inlaid in dark coral; the second carved as a skeleton sitting and playing a wood drum, the himotoshi rimmed in colored ivory; the third a seal netsuke of two skeletons and an oni playing inside a large skull, one skeleton head movable so it tilts side to side in the larger skull's eye socket
2in. (5.1cm.); 1 7/16in. (3.7cm.); 1 3/16in. (3cm.) high (3)
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Material from Endangered Species. Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country
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