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An Ivory and a Lacquered-Wood Netsuke**

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An Ivory and a Lacquered-Wood Netsuke**

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), THE SECOND WITH SIGNATURE GYOKUSAI

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An Ivory and a Lacquered-Wood Netsuke** Edo Period (19th century), the second with signature Gyokusai The first carved as a tiger with her cub climbing playfully on her back, the distinctive patterns on the animals' coats rendered with finely incised lines, the eyes inlaid in horn; the second of a tiger seated with her paw resting protectively on the back of her cub, the mother lacquered gold with black stripes and the young tiger gold with golden-brown stripes 1½in. (3.8cm.) long; 1in. (2.5cm.) high (2)
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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
This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
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