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A Figural Ivory Netsuke and a Ryusa Style Ivory Netsuke
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A Figural Ivory Netsuke and a Ryusa Style Ivory Netsuke

EDO-MEIJI PERIOD (18TH AND LATE 19TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED JOI

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A Figural Ivory Netsuke and a Ryusa Style Ivory Netsuke
Edo-Meiji period (18th and late 19th century), the first signed Joi
The first carved as an itinerant priest striking a temple bell asking for alms, the alms bowl on his head containing three small demons, the priest accompanied by a child musician; the second a stylized dragon
3in. (7.6cm.) high; 2¾in. (7cm.) wide (2)
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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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